More than 300 million people worldwide have sickle cell trait (Centers for Disease Control). The vast majority of patients are African American
THE STORY OF RYSE WILLIAMS
LMU basketball recruit Ryse Williams lost his battle with a rare form of cancer a day before his high school graduation. TheW.tv's Sammy O'Brien has more on his legacy and what the Lions are doing to keep his memory alive.
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The Ryse Williams Charitable Foundation endeavors to:
1.) create opportunities for young amateur athletes
2.) raise funds for research for a cure and treatment for Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC)
3.) raise awareness of RMC & the sickle cell trait while promoting testing and early detection