Family Foundation Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Education

December 22, 2005

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Oncology Outreach Department of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has been awarded a grant from the Jerome S. & Grace H. Murray Foundation.

The $14,126 grant will be used for breast cancer educational materials including books and table top teaching models. In addition, the grant will partially fund a breast cancer “train the trainer” conference.

Established in 1980, the Jerome S. & Grace H. Murray Foundation funds the care, training and education of physically, mentally or emotionally disabled children and adults, and the training and education of those who will help them.

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Contact: Jonnie Rohrer,, 336-716-6972; Karen Richardson or Shannon Koontz, 336-716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,187 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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