Shop to Help Fight Against Women’s Cancers
Bala Cynwyd, PA – Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, PA, will host
its annual KEY TO THE CURE Charity Shopping Weekend from Thursday,
October 27, through Saturday, October 29, 2005. The three-day initiative
raises money for breast and gynecological cancers with a series of special
events, auctions, t-shirts, raffles, and, of course – shopping.
Saks Fifth Avenue will donate five percent of sales from this weekend
to breastcancer.org and the Abramson Cancer Center of the University
This “Around the World” Kick-Off Extravaganza will feature
fine food and cocktails, along with a live auction and the KEY TO
THE COAT – a chance to win a gorgeous $6,000 designer shearling
coat from Saks Fifth Avenue.
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania was established in 1973 as a center of excellence in cancer research, patient care, education and outreach. It is one of a select group of only 39 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States and is one of the top five in National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding. Home to one of the largest clinical and research programs in the world, the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania has 300 active cancer researchers and 300 full-time Penn physicians involved in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. For more information about specific types of cancer, cancer treatment, clinical trials, and research advances, visit the Abramson Cancer Center’s resource on www.penncaner.org or OncoLink at www.oncolink.org.
breastcancer.org’s mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer so they can make the best decisions for their lives. breastcancer.org empowers women to communicate with their doctors and take an active part in their treatment. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, breastcancer.org offers reliable, complete and up-to-date medical information as well as a vibrant online community that includes discussion boards and weekly online chats with leading breast cancer experts. For additional information, please visit www.breastcancer.org.
PENN Medicine is a $2.7 billion enterprise dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and high-quality patient care. PENN Medicine consists of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Penn’s School of Medicine is ranked #2 in the nation for receipt
of NIH research funds; and ranked #4 in the nation in U.S. News &
World Report’s most recent ranking of top research-oriented medical
schools. Supporting 1,400 fulltime faculty and 700 students, the School
of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training
of the next generation of physician-scientists and leaders of academic