Making Every Moment Count
19-year-old James Ragan is a student at Rice University, golfer, and founder of Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation. James is currently battling osteosarcoma, a type of cancer that starts in the bones, typically during adolescence. In the video below, James shares his story, his thoughts on the future direction of CPRIT, and how investing in rare and orphan cancers should be a bigger priority. James’s story was a front page feature article in the Houston Chronicle on Monday, August 20, 2012.
We thank James for reminding us about the bigger picture – why CPRIT is here and what we are trying to accomplish. To respond to the challenge that James gave us, we must take justified risks and demand results to accelerate progress in fighting cancers such as his.
Click here to read the Houston Chronicle article.