UK Exec. Vice Pres. for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf, right, put on a special t-shirt presented to him by Markey Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers, left, during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK  announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. On the right is breast cancer survivor Sally Leukefeld who was treated at UK. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
UK Exec. Vice Pres. for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf, right, put on a special t-shirt presented to him by Markey Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers, left, during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. On the right is breast cancer survivor Sally Leukefeld who was treated at UK. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
UK Exec. Vice Pres. for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf, right, put on a special t-shirt presented to him by Markey Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers, left, during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. On the right is breast cancer survivor Sally Leukefeld who was treated at UK. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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