Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute: Bringing Treatment and Discovery to New Heights

“We believe the institute will become a magnet, attracting top clinicians and researchers. This will be a leading adolescent and young adult (AYA) treatment facility in the U.S. It will attract the attention of top caregivers, physicians and researchers who will be empowered by the common goal of better outcomes and greater cure rates for AYA cancer patients. Angie’s Institute will fill the very real need of helping young patients in treatment feel normal while they are fighting their illnesses.”

- Char and Chuck Fowler

Charlotte A. and Charles D. Fowler, and their daughters and sons-in-law, Chann Fowler-Spellman and Edward F. Spellman and Holley Fowler Martens and Robert F. Martens, made the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital a reality through their $17 million gift. This is the largest known gift in support of adolescent and young adult, or AYA, cancer.

The institute is named in memory of the Fowlers’ daughter, Angie, who died at age 14 after battling melanoma. While there have been many advancements in cancer care for adults and children, the survival rate for young adults and teenagers with cancer has seen little improvement over the past three decades. Although tragedy struck the Fowler family, they decided to create something positive from their loss.

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