fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

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Thank you for your interest in advancing the critical work underway at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Your gift helps us continue our battle against cancer. The mission of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is to:

  • Coordinate basic research and clinical cancer research.
  • Provide patient care and educational programs.
  • Facilitate application of new knowledge about the etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.
  • Improve health and quality of life.

For more information about its important work, please see its website at fredandpamelabuffettcancercenter.com.

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Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Programs of Excellence Fund

Gifts to the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center provide critical resources to attract and support renowned oncology specialists and cancer researchers. With you help we can lead the way toward finding cures.


Breast Cancer Research and Development Fund

This fund supports the mission of the UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent breast cancer.


Research Fund for Advancements in Pancreatic Cancer

This fund supports the mission of the UNMC Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent pancreatic cancer.


Hope Fund for Women’s Cancer Research

Your gift to this fund will go toward the benefit and support of breast, ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancer research and the education and related activities at the UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.


Hope Fund for Solid Tumor Cancer Research

Gifts to this fund support the efforts toward solid tumor cancer research.


Research Fund for Advancements in Lung, Head & Neck Cancer

Your gift to this fund will go toward the benefit and support of lung, head, neck, esophagus, and related cancer research and the education and related activities at the UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.


Hope Fund for Lymphoma and Leukemia Research

Gifts made to this fund will support cutting-edge research in the areas of leukemia, lymphoma and Myeloma.


Hope Fund for Cancer Research

The Hope Fund for Cancer Research supports the UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center by being a resource to help meet the most pressing needs to advance life-saving cancer research.


Ashley Christensen

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at UNMC

Ashley joined the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2017. A Nebraska native, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business in 2005 and an MBA from Bellevue University in 2019. Ashley is passionate about her work and excited to be a part of the fight against cancer in her role supporting the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Tom Thompson

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at UNMC

Tom has been with the foundation since 2002. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He supports the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and oncology related departments at UNMC. Tom enjoys working at the foundation because he is assisting the people at UNMC who work tirelessly to help others.

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