UF Health and Stop Children’s Cancer renew $1 million pledge to support pediatric cancer clinical trials

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Stop Children’s Cancer leaders and board members, along with Dr. Scott Rivkees, Dr. Parker Gibbs, Ed Jimenez and others from the UF Department of Pediatrics and UF Health, met for a sponsors breakfast and tour of UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. During the event, UF Health CEO Ed Jimenez and Stop Children’s Cancer President Chris Conner signed a $1 million pledge, which will support pediatric clinical trials, including a novel clinical trial focused on improving the cure rates for children with osteosarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma. UF Health is honored to receive support and funding from Stop Children’s Cancer so that we can one day cure children’s cancers.