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  • Big Slick money boosts cancer research and young patients' morale

    “Big Slick has impacted the lives of children so much more than they will ever know,” says Dr. Alan Gamis, the Children's Mercy Cancer Center’s section chief of oncology. Since 2010, Big Slick — the weekend extravaganza hosted by local celebrities -- has donated more than $4.5 million to assist with infrastructural expansion, groundbreaking research and highly advanced medical equipment purchases.

“Big Slick has impacted the lives of children so much more than they will ever know,” says Dr. Alan Gamis, the Children's Mercy Cancer Center’s section chief of oncology. Since 2010, Big Slick — the weekend extravaganza hosted by local celebrities -- has donated more than $4.5 million to assist with infrastructural expansion, groundbreaking research and highly advanced medical equipment purchases. Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
“Big Slick has impacted the lives of children so much more than they will ever know,” says Dr. Alan Gamis, the Children's Mercy Cancer Center’s section chief of oncology. Since 2010, Big Slick — the weekend extravaganza hosted by local celebrities -- has donated more than $4.5 million to assist with infrastructural expansion, groundbreaking research and highly advanced medical equipment purchases. Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star

Where does all the Big Slick money go? A Children’s Mercy doctor and patient explain

June 18, 2017 7:00 AM