Rylee Fitzgerald reports.

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RICHLAND, Wash. — For its 2022 end-of-the-year gift, the Kadlec Auxiliary designated $130,000 through the Foundation to the Kadlec Project da Vinci fund. Kadlec is raising money for a second robotic surgical system. Since the first one came to the campus in 2012, they say they’ve seen reduced pain for patients, a dramatic decrease in complications and faster recovery times.

“We have had a campaign throughout this year between the Kadlec Foundation and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center foundation and our community to raise $2 million to fund an additional surgical robot for our surgeons here at Kadlec,” said Jim Hall, Chief Philanthropy Officer.

Rylee Fitzgerald reports.