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Reese Witherspoon Helps Celebrate Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Washington, D.C. - Weekend-Long Event Raises $8.1 Million
Date:5/4/2008

ion.

Currently, three Phase II clinical trials are investigating new

targets and treatments for triple negative breast cancer, a form of

breast cancer that does not respond well to current therapies. Dr.

Nancy Davidson, Director of Breast Cancer Services, Johns Hopkins

Medical Center, accepted the grant.

* Johns Hopkins Medical Center (Baltimore, MD) received a grant of

$1,250,000 to support two areas: cutting-edge breast cancer research

at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, a

NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center recognized worldwide for excellence;

and outreach to the medically underserved through the Avon

Foundation Breast Center at Johns Hopkins, a comprehensive, multi

disciplinary breast care center offering a full spectrum of clinical

and support services. Patient navigator nurse and breast cancer

survivor Deb Stewart accepted the grant.

* Capital Breast Care Center (Washington, D.C.), which is run in

partnership by Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown

University, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, and

Medstar Health, received a grant for $800,000 to support critical

safety net services to medically underserved women in the Washington

DC metropolitan area. The grant continues the Avon Foundation

commitment to reverse striking disparities in breast health care in

the DC area. Capital Breast Care Center Executive Director Amari

Sokoya Pearson-Fields accepted the grant.

* Adventist Health Care (Rockville, MD), a non-profit corporation and

parent company of a diversified healthcare system of hospitals, home

health agencies and other health care services, received a grant of

$500,000 to support the
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