Bioscience

Arizona Myeloma Network receives funding for breast cancer education to Native Americans

August 6, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Az Myeloma Network] – The Arizona Myeloma Network, AzMN, has been awarded $26,600 to fund the Dine Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Training Program at Ft. Defiance, for the Navajo Nation. The Dine Breast Cancer Program will train Navajo women to reach out to breast cancer patients and their families and provide information about mammograms and other prevention and screening resources available for women and families on the Reservation.  This is the 1st year that the Arizona Myeloma Network has received a Komen grant.

For more information: Arizona Myeloma Network Receives $26,600 from Phoenix Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to Provide Breast Cancer Education in the Native American Community