Cancer Institute Won't Cut Ties With Lance Armstrong

The executive director of the state's $3 billion cancer institute said Friday that news that retired cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong would be stripped of his Tour de France titles by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency would not affect the institute's longstanding partnership with him.

Bill Gimson said Armstrong was a "driving force" behind the creation of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and that his support has "been instrumental to our success in funding the best cancer prevention and research projects across Texas."

"Over the years, Lance has been, without a doubt, one of ...

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