Bioscience

Retired exec donates $5M estate gift to Arizona Cancer Center

October 21, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: University of Arizona Communications] – The late Fenton L. Maynard of Phoenix committed a $5 million gift from his estate to the Arizona Cancer Center. This is the largest gift for research activities made to the Cancer Center in its 33-year history.

The gift, the Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard Excellence in Breast Cancer Research Endowment, will be used to support basic and clinical research by Arizona Cancer Center scientists and physicians to achieve improved diagnosis, treatment or prevention of breast cancer.

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