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Canadian launch of an important means to fund breast cancer research

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Published: 17 Jun 2005

The McGill University Health Centre and the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces with Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the US breast cancer stamp, to announce the Canadian launch of his Global Journey to fund breast cancer research.

The McGill University Health Centre and the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces with Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the US breast cancer stamp, to announce the Canadian launch of his Global Journey to fund breast cancer research. Media are invited for a guided tour of the Cedars Breast Clinic of the MUHC to learn more about its state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and its clinical services. This will be followed by a press conference to reveal more about the Global Journey and its role in funding breast cancer research.

WHEN: Monday, June 20, 2005 at 9:30 am
WHERE: MUHC Royal Victoria Hospital
Cedars Breast Clinic of the MUHC
Conference Room S10.84
687 Pine Ave. West
WHO: Dr. David Fleiszer
MUHC general surgeon and Co-director of Cedars Breast Clinic

Dr. Arthur Porter
Director and CEO of MUHC

Mr. Leslie Cox, Chair of the Board
Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

Dr. Ernie Bodai
Chief of Breast Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento, California

Ms. Louise Desjardins
Breast cancer survivor

The MUHC and the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation are sponsoring a public lecture entitled Stamping out Breast Cancer on June 20, 2005 at 6:30 pm, at the Omni Hotel, Salle Pierre de Coubertin, 1050 Sherbrooke West, Montreal.

Contact Information

Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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