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May 6, 2015

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Letter to the editor:

Cancer center’s closure a big loss

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The closure of Nevada Cancer Institute last week is a sad and unfortunate conclusion to what was a great idea and a heroic effort on the part of many talented people.

Beginning with founder Heather Murren’s visionary and determined advocacy for a world-class cancer facility to serve Las Vegans and continuing through years of high-quality, empathetic care from physicians, nurses and staff, NVCI has served many of my Caesars Entertainment colleagues well during very challenging times.

I extend my thanks, and those of all my co-workers at Caesars, to everyone at NVCI. We have been proud to support the institute from the beginning and will miss it. I hope the institute’s patients will find alternative sources of care that can meet the high standards of medical excellence, hospitality and kindness that NVCI established over the years.

The author is CEO of Caesars Entertainment Corp.

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  1. Perhaps it will and can be reopened in the future.