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UK Precision Medicine Clinic receives $1 million gift

For 40 years, the William Stamps Farish Fund has been an involved and generous supporter of some of the most innovative initiatives carried out at the UK Markey Cancer Center. In 2018, the nonprofit reaffirmed that commitment with a $1 million pledge toward the Precision Medicine Clinic.

“For it is research that helps to ensure that tomorrow will be better than today.” - Michael Delzotti

“Through this gift, the Farish Fund continues to demonstrate its commitment to science and the value it represents to the people of Kentucky,” said Michael Delzotti, CFRE, president and CEO of the Markey Cancer Foundation. “For it is research that helps to ensure that tomorrow will be better than today.”

Advanced medicine close to home

The Precision Medicine Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic within Markey in which physicians, pharmacists, nurses and clinical research staff work collaboratively to provide unparalleled care for patients taking part in early-phase drug trials.

This clinic provides cancer patients from across Kentucky with access to advanced therapies, including early-phase, investigator-initiated clinical trials not available anywhere else in the state; Markey’s Molecular Tumor Board, which provides individualized consultation on cancer genomic sequencing results; and specialized infusion bays for extremely precise drug delivery.

Making a gift

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation has resources available to those interested in exploring their planned-giving options. Planned gifts can be directed toward research, patient care, or any of Markey’s other cancer-related programs and funds.

For more information or to discuss making a gift to the UK Markey Cancer Foundation, call 859-323-6448.

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