University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center http://apr.org en Ala. Cancer Center To Receive $550,000 Donation http://apr.org/post/ala-cancer-center-receive-550000-donation <P>The University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center is set to receive a $550,000 donation from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.</P> <P>The&nbsp;foundation has donated nearly $4 million to the center since 1996.</P> <P>Officials say the money will be used to help recruit and retain researchers in hopes of obtaining more high-profile grants.</P> <P>The University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center employs more than 330 physicians and researchers who help treat more than 5,000 patients annually.</P> <P>Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.</P> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:12:37 +0000 The Associated Press 23406 at http://apr.org Ala. Cancer Center To Receive $550,000 Donation