RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The 10th Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research is underway on all ESPN platforms. Funds raised during the 10 days will go to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
The week is named after Jim Valvano, the former NC State basketball coach and ESPN basketball analyst who died of cancer in 1993.
Supporters are encouraged to donate to The V Foundation to fund the research for all types of cancer. Donations can also be made to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund which was established in loving remembrance of the longtime ESPN anchor and is devoted to the study of cancer disparities among minorities.
Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research will continue through Dec. 9.
Since 1993 The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded over $170 million in cancer research grants.
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