Tim Duncan donates $247,000 to cancer research project

December 2, 2014 1:27 AM

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San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has made more than 200 million dollars in salary over the course of his 17-year NBA career, and he’s using some of that money to give back to the community and support a local cancer research project. Duncan donated $247,000 to the San Antonio 1000 Cancer Genome Project.

“Through the support and involvement of these participating surgeons, START researchers are collecting fresh tumor tissue from 1000 patients with the 10 most common cancers in San Antonio. The project then aims to perform whole genome sequencing on both the cancerous and normal tissue from each pati...

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