Diamond Children's cancer patients fashion showPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Some Diamond Children's cancer patients, along with their doctors and nurses, strutted their stuff on the runway Sunday.
It was all part of the Fifth annual "Runway for Research" fashion show.
Twenty-two patients and their siblings modeled outfits created by students from the Art Institute, members of the American Sewing Guild and clothing donated from local stores.
"It really does provide a chance for those kids to shine for the day, they can come out on stage, they can forget the fact they're in the middle of chemotherapy or the middle of radiation treatment and they can just shine for the day. They can be the star," said fashion show coordinator Colin Eason.
Proceeds from the show will support pediatric cancer research at the Steele Center.