Our Stories

Here at the V Foundation, we are one team for Victory Over Cancer®. Our stories bring an inspiring view into the lives of people dedicated to our mission. Read on about those who have been touched by cancer or who are leading cutting-edge cancer research.


The people who are game-changers and inspire us in the journey towards Victory Over Cancer ®

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Pam Valvano Strasser: “It was BETTER than OK!”

Pam Valvano Strasser, the widow of Jim Valvano, shared her experience of…

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How Positivity Powers Colin Through Life

After battling pediatric medulloblastoma, Colin Schlereth is driven to make a difference…

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Close the Gap: A Team of Runners Committed to Taking Cancer Down

Seventeen years ago, a small group of colleagues with a shared love…

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The V Foundation’s ‘Team V’ Raises $414,000 for Cancer Research

Cary, NC (February 16, 2024) Team V, the V Foundation for Cancer…

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The V Foundation’s 3rd Annual Boo-Yah! Event Raises Nearly $2.4 Million For Cancer Research

100% of event proceeds will benefit the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research…

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Team Science

Our V funded researchers and scientists. An all-star lineup for the future of cancer research, helping to accelerate victory over cancer and save lives

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Taking on Breast Cancer Disparities Head On

V Foundation funded researcher Dr. Neha Goel and her team at Sylvester…

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Dr. Bae-Jump is Researching the “Why”

Endometrial cancer disproportionately impacts Black women compared to their white counterparts. Dr.…

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“It’s only through research…”

Veteran V Foundation Researcher Dr. Wechsler Shares His Work and Hopes for…

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V Ambassadors

Leaders in their fields, difference-makers, and proud backers of the V Foundation

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The Turner’s Passion for Pediatric Cancer Research

Trea and Kristen Turner hosted some special guests at Citizen Bank Park…

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The Black Widow Finding Her ‘Perfect Fit’

Legendary pool player Jeanette Lee is sharing her story to promote cancer…

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Fives Years – By Andrew Jones

Five years from a major turning point in my life. Five years…

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Video & Podcasts

Storytelling, in visual and audio form, to enjoy

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Going Into the Lab with Dr. Zadeh

Galerah Zadeh, M.D., Ph.D., FRCS(C), is a Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret…

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Dedicated to Quality Care

Today, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be…

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Funding the Best

The V Foundation funds the best of the best cancer researchers in…

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