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UCHealth Home Run Derby benefits blood cancer research

Posted: 7:10 PM, Jun 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-12 01:10:28Z
Healthy Swings

DENVER — The third annual Healthy Swings: Charity Home Run Derby, hosted by UCHealth, raised $100,000 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Rocky Mountain Chapter.

The Broncos and local media, including Denver 7's Jaclyn Allen, swung for the fences, raising $98,700 in donations. Bronco player Casey Kreiter personally donated 1,300 to bring the total to $100,000.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society funds cutting-edge research to advance cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.

Watch the video above to see a local Leukemia survivor's story and the symptoms that first sent him to the doctor.DENVER -- The third annual Healthy Swings: Charity Home Run Derby, hosted by UCHealth, raised $100,000 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Rocky Mountain Chapter.