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Senator Jim Denning Receives Cancer Center Director’s Award

Congratulations to Senator Jim Denning on receiving the 2020 Legislator Award from the University of Kansas Cancer Center. We are thankful and proud of Senator Denning’s service to the state of Kansas!

:I am honored to receive The University of Kansas Cancer Center Director’s 2020 Legislator Award. This award was presented by Dr. Roy A. Jensen, Director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC). I am proud of #ksleg for recognizing the importance of providing additional funding for the cancer center’s research fund.”

“Director’s awards recognize individuals who have significantly contributed to the Cancer Center’s mission of reducing the burden of cancer in our region. With additional legislative funding, KUCC is on its way to receiving the National Cancer Institute (NCI) comprehensive cancer center designation – the highest designation awarded. This designation will help Kansas, our region, and the United States as a whole in our fight against cancer. Thank you, Dr. Jensen!” – Senator Denning