Breast Cancer Research Grant Awards
In the last 3-years $800,000 in research grants have been awarded to the University of Miami for Breast Cancer research. These grants brought the total of all research grants awarded to the University of Miami to $1,780,000.
Education Grants for breast health and breast cancer awareness
$54,700 in education grants for breast health and breast cancer awareness have been awarded to a total of 8 organizations in Miami-Dade County. The latest awards have been to FANM Ayisyen Nam Miyami and to Miami-Dade College Benjamin Leon School of Nursing for innovative education programs for medically underserved areas of Mami-Dade County.
Education and Advocacy Day Conference
This education conference, as with others in previous years, was free to the public. It provided information about the pathology of breast cancer, genetics of breast cancer, research results, and survivorship assistance. More than 120 people pre-registered for the annual conference.