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Take Aim at Cancer Founder to Speak at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Sunday, April 18th, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Take Aim at Cancer founder and cancer survivor, Jeff Wigbels, will participate in a panel discussion for the news media at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting.   The session, entitled “Personalized Therapy of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung... read more

Cancer Survivor to Raise $10 Million for Groundbreaking Research

Cancer survivor and Atlanta businessman Jeff Wigbels officially launched The Wigbels/Herbst Cancer Research Fund (WHCRF) today as the organization’s Board of Advisors prepares for its kick-off meeting Saturday, Jan. 30th. The Fund’s first order of business is to raise $10 million within the next five years for The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) and the... read more

Wigbels/Herbst Announces Its Web Site Launch

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2009 – The Wigbels/Herbst Cancer Research Fund is proud to announce the launch of its Web site, The October launch date is significant as Jeff was diagnosed with cancer on October 11, 2006, and his son was born October 12 that same year. Thanks to M. D. Anderson and the BATTLE project, this month Jeff will celebrate his son’s third birthday — and his third year as a cancer survivor.

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