About the Miracle Fund

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Miracles Happen: The Diana Hyland Miracle Fund

Inspired by Diana Hyland, who lost her battle with metastatic breast cancer in 2008, the Miracle Fund has raised $4.5 million to date thanks to the generosity of friends and benefactors. With your support to the Miracle Fund, UH Seidman Cancer Center has been able to accomplish the following to help eradicate breast cancer.

Fund physicians, researchers and care providers as they continue to develop tomorrow’s innovative therapies and extend patient lives.

  • Establish the Diana Hyland Chair for Breast Cancer.
  • Establish the Becky Hennessy Master Clinician in Breast Cancer Genomics held by Shareta Vinayak, MD. 
  • Recruit new faculty at UH Seidman Cancer Center, including two key physician-scientists who have formed a significant breast cancer research program that has risen to one of the top in the country, raising more than $28 million in grant funding.