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Scripps Cancer Patient and Oncologist Dancing to Raise Funds to Beat Cancer

Competitive ballroom dancers featured on KUSI

From left, cancer patient Steve Valentine, Irene Hutchins, MD, KUSI anchor Ginger Jeffries

Steve Valentine, Irene Hutchins, MD, and Ginger Jeffries, KUSI anchor.

Competitive ballroom dancers featured on KUSI

Scripps cancer survivor Steve Valentine and his Scripps Clinic oncologist, Irene Hutchins, MD, recently appeared on KUSI-TV to discuss a unique ballroom dance campaign to raise funds for cancer research.

Dr. Hutchins treated Valentine for an aggressive form of lymphoma and after his recovery the couple began dancing at events to help raise awareness of the disease, including at the annual Cancer Survivors Day at Scripps Green Hospital.

View the segment on KUSI: Dancers vs. Cancer fundraiser supports Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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