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Published: Saturday, 4/28/2007

Grants of $428,940 given to aid breast-cancer fight

The northwest Ohio affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded a record $428,940 in grants to eight area programs to help fight breast cancer,

In addition, more than $135,000 in local funds will help support Komen national research.

This year s grant recipients include the health departments in Allen, Fulton, and Putnam counties; Mercy Health Partners metro division; Rural Opportunities Inc.; St. Luke s Hospital; Toledo-Lucas County CareNet, and YWCA of Greater Toledo.

A total of $20,000 will fund education, screening, treatment, and outreach programs throughout the 18-county area.



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