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Spring 2021

Sarcoma Research Trial Receives National Recognition (page 26/27)

Levine Cancer Institute has a record-breaking year in sarcoma research thanks to the Paula Takacs Foundation.

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Summer 2020

Ongoing Sarcoma Cancer Clinical Trial Shows Positive Results

Atrium Health features Hank Povinelli's story to show how the Levine Cancer Institute clinical trial, supported by the Paula Takacs Foundation, had improved this patient's life.

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Spring 2020

The Legacy of Paula Takacs Lives on at Atrium Health (page 30)

The Paula Takacs Foundation presents a large gift to Levine Cancer Institute and Levine Children’s researchers.

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December 12, 2018

Paula Takacs Foundation Inspires Hope, Advances Research

Highlights foundation’s ongoing impact and that of 2018 gift to Levine Cancer Institute.

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Spring, 2018

Small Yet Mighty – Paula Takacs Foundation pushes sarcoma into research spotlight

Local cancer research initiatives funded by the Paula Takacs Foundation are highlighted.

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April 27, 2018

Sarcoma Stomp 2018

WSOC-TV’s news coverage of the upcoming 2018 Sarcoma Stomp.

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April 28, 2017

Sarcoma Research at Levine

Raising awareness for sarcoma research.

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June, 2016

Stomping Out Sarcoma

An interview with Executive Director Susan Udelson.

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July, 2016

Getting Personal – local cancer treatment is increasingly driven by individualized approach

Local cancer research initiatives at various hospitals are highlighted, as well as several local charities supporting them.

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May, 2016

Coverage of the 2016 Sarcoma Stomp

WSOC-TV’s news coverage of the 2016 Sarcoma Stomp.

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April, 2016

Survivor wants to stomp out sarcoma

Listen to one Charlotte woman’s description of how she was diagnosed with sarcoma, and why she decided to participate in the Sarcoma Stomp.

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Spring, 2015

Paula Takacs Foundation: A Friend’s Legacy

A Charlotte woman is carrying on a close friend’s legacy, as well as the memory of her own brother who battled cancer, by leading efforts to find a cure for sarcoma. Susan Udelson has recently assumed the role of Executive Director for the Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research. Since 2013, the organization has donated over $167,000 to support sarcoma research at Levine Cancer Institute

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April 13, 2015

WCNC-TV

Dr. Edward Kim, Chair of Investigative Therapeutics at Levine Cancer Institute, and Susan Udelson, Executive Director of the Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research, discuss the sarcoma research being funded at LCI by the Foundation and about their Sarcoma Stomp fundraiser.

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April 12, 2012

Local mom hopes to ‘stomp’ out cancer

Paula Takacs’ battle with cancer began more than seven years ago when doctors discovered she had liposarcoma.

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March 23, 2011

Son’s birth led to discovery of health crisis

Paula Takacs had just had her first baby, and everything seemed perfect. The pregnancy had gone smoothly, the labor was short and relatively easy, and her newborn son, Gray, was a healthy 8.2 pounds. Paula and her husband, Geof, were coasting along in the sleepy-but-happy haze of new parents. Life revolved around “trying to get the little guy on a schedule, late-night feedings, diapers – the normal routine,” said Geof. That would all change.

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