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Fri January 18, 2013

Ala. Cancer Center To Receive $550,000 Donation

The University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center is set to receive a $550,000 donation from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.
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The University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center is set to receive a $550,000 donation from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.


The foundation has donated nearly $4 million to the center since 1996.


Officials say the money will be used to help recruit and retain researchers in hopes of obtaining more high-profile grants.


The University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center employs more than 330 physicians and researchers who help treat more than 5,000 patients annually.


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