Difference Grand Tour Making A Students from the Care to Walk Club at North Brunswick High School visited Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey this past spring to learn how funds raised during their annual 5k walk/run event will be put to use. Students enjoyed a behind-the-scenes look at the Sabaawy zebrafish laboratory and the laboratory of Rutgers Cancer Institute medical oncologist Kim Hirshfield, MD, PhD (below, back row, left), who Life Lessons on and off the Court More than 250 guests attended Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s annual Cancer Survivors Day Celebration at the Hyatt New Brunswick in June. Rutgers women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer (below) served as this year’s keynote speaker and shared with the audience her life experiences including a bout with breast cancer and personal triumphs and adversities that have inspired her to rise above. I conducts breast cancer research and precision medicine exploration. Dr. Hirshfield, who is also an assistant professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and participated in the most recent 5K, explained to the students that P H OTO S By : K I M SO KO LOF F the $15,000 they raised will help advance breast and ovarian cancer research. Over the last 18 years, the Care to Walk Club has raised $150,000 for Rutgers Cancer Institute. I 28 I Cancer Connection I Summer 2017