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Kim & Khloe Kardashian Unveil UCLA Medical Center Named After Their Late Father

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Apr. 17 2019, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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Kim and Khloe Kardashian are keeping their father’s memory alive. On Tuesday, April 16, the family attended the opening of UCLA’s Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health in Los Angeles. Kim documented the night's events on her Instagram story.

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“We just did the ribbon cutting,” Kim told her followers before Kris Jenner made a cameo appearance and expressed her own excitement.

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“We’re all here,” Kim continued. “My dad’s entire side of the family came to support.”

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“So proud to announce the Robert G. Kardashian center for esophageal health being launched at UCLA,” the reality star wrote on Twitter. “My wish is that other families can have more information and we can also focus on health and prevention.”

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On her Instagram, Khloe wrote that the center “will provide resources for groundbreaking research, patient care, and education/training in addition to support efforts in esophageal health.”

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The naming of the center and its dedicated specialty services will assist in advancing UCLA’s position at the forefront of the world for the study and treatment of esophageal and other GI disorders,” she added. “Therefore improving the quality of live for countless patients and their families.”

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Robert Kardashian died of esophageal cancer in 2003. He was 59 at the time.

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What do you think about the Kardashians collaborating with UCLA? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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