Media Advisory - Major breast cancer breakthrough to be announced at BC
Cancer Agency

VANCOUVER, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - The BC Cancer Foundation and BC Cancer Agency (an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority) will announce a major breakthrough discovery in breast cancer research on October 7th at 1:00 p.m. PST.

All participants will be available for interviews following the announcement.

A media feed will be provided.

A news release will be issued at 1:00 p.m. PST on October 7, 2009.

    
    What:     Breast cancer breakthrough discovery announced at BC Cancer
              Agency

    Who:      Brian Schmidt, interim President, BC Cancer Agency

              Douglas Nelson, President and CEO, BC Cancer Foundation

              Dr. Sam Aparicio, Chair, Breast Cancer Research, BC Cancer
              Agency

              Dr. Marco Marra, Director, BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences
              Centre

              Breast cancer patient/clinical research participant

    When:     Wednesday, October 7, 2009
              1:00 p.m. PST

    Where:    Gordon & Leslie Diamond Family Theatre
              BC Cancer Agency Research Centre
              675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver
    

SOURCE BC Cancer Foundation

For further information: For further information: BC Cancer Foundation: Judy Hamill, (604) 707-5934, Cell: (604) 802-6984, jhamill@bccancer.bc.ca; BC Cancer Agency: Sonya Kruger, (604) 877-6020, Pager: (250) 205-4300, skruger@bccancer.bc.ca

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