The Norris Cancer Center celebrates 40 years in the efforts to make cancer a disease of the past. With an influential cast attending, the 2013 gala proved to be a night of elegant communion. Those who were there at these groundbreaking moments come together in gracious reflection to acknowledge the synergy of research, clinical trials and patient care. From one man’s vision, a community was built to foster hope – a bold and generous move. Witnessing the transformations that have occurred in four decades of service, this composition boasts of progress and family. A pause to reflect does not break the strides in Norris’ continued presence in the fight against cancer.