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Spirit of ovarian cancer advocate keeps fundraising drive on track
Date:4/20/2010

PHOENIX, Ariz. April 20, 2010 The Anne Rita Monahan Foundation recently presented $15,000 for ovarian cancer research to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).

That amount brings to $50,000 the total amount raised by the organization named for Anne Rita Monahan, a Phoenix woman who used her initials to encourage women to "ARM yourself against ovarian cancer."

Funds were raised at the 2nd annual Tea for TEAL, the color associated with ovarian cancer. The English-style tea for 160 people was held Feb. 2 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, the first time the event was held after Monahan lost her battle to ovarian cancer in May. She was 47.

"I still felt her presence there," said Richard Corley, Treasurer of the ARM Foundation and a life-long friend of Monahan. "It was very sad for her not to grace the event. She had such a personality. Everyone would have wanted to hear what she had to say."

Monahan started her foundation in 2007, six years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, with the mission to eradicate this disease. Her foundation has continued her efforts to make woman aware of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, to encourage early detection, minimize misdiagnosis and fund research into developing evidence-based rationales for precision therapy and a reliable screening test.

A 3rd annual Tea for TEAL is planned next spring, perhaps closer to Mother's Day, said Rachel Busch, President of the ARM Foundation. "I'd like to see us continue with Anne's dream."

That includes eventually reaching Monahan's fundraising goal of $100,000 for TGen's ovarian cancer research.

Dr. Heather Cunliffe, Head of TGen's Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Unit, said the ARM Foundation has enabled TGen to work with two hospitals with two additional sites approved for launch shortly to consent ovarian cancer patients to donate excess tissues to facilitate TGen's research effort.


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Contact: Steve Yozwiak
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602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute
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