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When Kirsten's son, Bailey, learned of his mothers illness his world changed forever. (click here to read an essay by Bailey). For 14 year old Casey Strale (see Casey's story here), it means fighting ACC since he was 12. And yet Casey's story remains one of miracles, survival, faith, modern medicine and simply believing.

Because Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC) is one of most rare of all cancers, it remains one of the least well funded. Please support our efforts to find new therapies as well as new means of preventing and curing this devastating form of cancer.

TGen's efforts to cure ACC are advancing, but your contributions are critical to helping speed the process of translating new therapeutic agents into much needed clinical trials and provide support for life-changing research, as well as bringing hope to kids like Casey Strale.

Give Now

Make a donation today in support of Adrenocortical Carcinoma research or contact a member of the TGen Foundation to discuss additional giving opportunities at 602-343-8411 and by e-mail at helptgen@tgen.org. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your gifts to TGen Foundation are tax deductible. The Foundation’s federal tax ID number is 33-1092191.

Your gift directly supports physicians and researchers in their effort to cure ACC.

Host an Event

From simple to elaborate, the event possibilities are endless. Fairs and sales give people great items for their money while supporting a great cause. You can even turn game night into a fundraiser. Whatever the time of year, 'tis the season to host an event. If you’d like to host an event, e-mail your idea to helptgen@tgen.org and a representative of the TGen Foundation will contact you to walk you through the process.

Corporate Partners

For information about how your company can partner or get involved with Kirsten’s Legacy, please contact our Foundation office at 602.343.8470 or helptgen@tgen.org.

ACC Tissue Donation

TGen houses one of the world’s largest frozen ACC-specific tissue banks. Tumor tissue samples are critical to the advancement of research and discovery of better treatments for patients.For questions about how you can donate your tumor for research, please contact the Study Coordinator at 602-343-8653 or email crc@tgen.org, or click here.