Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund
Stuart was a champion for cancer research and was especially driven to improve outcomes for African Americans and underserved communities disproportionately affected by the disease.
Dick Vitale Pediatric Cancer Research Fund
Not long after losing his friend Jim Valvano to cancer, Dick Vitale made a commitment to stop the disease. He is a long-time V Foundation Board member and a passionate advocate for pediatric cancer research.
Clea Shearer Breast Cancer Research Fund
The Clea Shearer Breast Cancer Research Fund aims to raise awareness of the importance of early detection and accessible screening services for all women, and propel research of the disease forward.
Robin Roberts Thrivership Fund
In honor of Robin Roberts, the V Foundation has established a grant in her name to support research related to cancer survivorship.
BRCA gene mutations are a promising area of research for scientists, and understanding the genetic mechanisms of these cancers could help those studying other cancers.