Since 2014, Slay Sarcoma and Slay Sarcoma Research Initiative (SSRI) have held yearly 5K Run/Walk events to raise awareness and funding for LMS research. Year to date, over $147,000 has been distributed or is in the process of distribution to research organizations.

 

September – October 2017


Project Title: The Development of a Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Patient Derived Xenografts (PDX) Platform for personalized therapies.

$20,000
Dr. Robert Giuntoli II, University of Pennsylvania

Examining the protein expression of beta adrenergic receptors across a large panel of human leiomyosarcoma tumor samples using immunohistochemistry.

$10,000
Brad Bryan, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University Health
Sciences Center at El Paso


March 2017


Proceeds of $10,865 from the October 2016 5K Run/Walk.

$10,865
Abramson Cancer Center
https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer


January 2016

$1,135.00 in donations from contributors made directly to the Abramson’s Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Proceeds of $10,110.00 from the 2015 5K Run/Walk.

$11,245
Abramson Cancer Center
https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer

 


September - December 2015

$65,515.00 in donations from contributors made
directly to the Abramson Cancer Center at the
University of Pennsylvania.

$65,515
Abramson Cancer Center
https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer

 


September - December 2014

Slay Sarcoma’s 5K proceeds donated to
LMS Direct Research.

 

$30,000
LMS Direct Research Foundation (LMS DR)
http://lmsdr.org/grant-awards/