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First-Ever Collaborative Summit on Breast Cancer Research Targets New Partnerships and Collaborative Solutions
Date:11/13/2007

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Attendance at the Collaborative Summit was by invitation only, and the event was closed to the public and media to ensure open dialogue. In addition to the Avon Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, attendees included representatives from the co-organizers: The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, American Association for Cancer Research, American Cancer Society, the ASCO Foundation, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, the National Cancer Institute, Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation Pink Pony, and more. Other organizations represented included the Food and Drug Administration, Eli Lilly, Inc., AstraZeneca, and academic leaders from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Johns Hopkins University, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the Salk Institute, and the University of California Los Angeles and others.

"Collaboration is at the heart of the mission of the Avon Foundation and will be key to eradicating breast cancer. We have been committed since 1992 to advancing access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer worldwide, and have facilitated collaboration among the hundreds of cancer centers and breast health organizations we fund to maximize the efforts of all. Now, with this unprecedented meeting, collaboration is brought into the arena of funders and advocates," stated Carol Kurzig, Executive Director, Avon Foundation. "There is a new diagnosis of breast cancer about every three minutes, and there is still work to be done together."

Within the next 25 years, an estimated 10 million women around the world will die because of breast cancer. "It
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