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Why Do We Need to Raise Funds for Kidney Cancer Research?

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About Us

After my husband Ralph was diagnosed with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) in June 2014, we didn’t know what to do other than everything we could to keep him alive.  While receiving treatment at Johns Hopkins under Hans Hammers, MD, Phd, it became clear that Kidney Cancer was underfunded. In June 2015, we learned that Dr. Hammers had secured millions of dollars of new immunotherapy drugs through Bristol-Myers Squibb, however he lacked the necessary funds to administer his clinical trial for 25 advanced patients.

What Did We Do?

We turned to our friends, family and business associates and in just 3 short weeks, we raised over $300,000 to fund the RADVAX clinical trial.

In July 2016, we formed the KC Coalition to not only bring awareness to the lack of research funding but to raise much needed funds for our Kidney Cancer researchers around the country. 

More about Ralph
Rock The Cure Va Beach 2016
Rock The Cure Dallas 2017
Tee off Fore Kidney Cancer Dallas 2017
Rock The Cure Dalas 2018
Rock The Cure Va Beach 2018

So How Can You Make a Difference?

Hold your own “Rock the Cure for Kidney Cancer” fundraising event in your hometown! We will provide support and bring our expertise to help you “Rock the Cure”

We’re passionate and here to help!

We had another successful “Rock the Cure” event in  Virginia Beach this past summer!

Contact us about hosting your Rock the Cure for Kidney Cancer!

Thank you for having me celebrate life with you at your amazing fundraiser! You are truly two of God’s greatest people. You have taken on this cancer burden and are running with it to ‘Rock The Cure’!

Kathleen Lepke