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The Catalyst – October 2014

Help Fight Breast And Gynecologic Cancer



There’s still time to reserve your tickets for the 5th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias brunch on Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill.
Join us as we honor our Pink and Teal Heroes Dr. Sucha O. Asbell, Dr. Umur Atabek, Nurse Navigator Susan Maltman and Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, Director of Outreach, Prevention and Survivorship.
Thank you to our Pink and Teal co-chairs Donna Forman, Janet Knowles, Josephine McGinniss, Mary Ann Todd, Theresa Sentel, Sandee Vogelson, Dr. Generosa Grana, Dr. Kristin Brill, Dr. Frank Spitz, Dr. Tamara LaCouture and Dr. David Warshal.
All proceeds will support breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

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United Airlines Makes Special Delivery To Pediatric Patients



United Airlines employees recently delivered some very special cargo to young patients at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. Each child on the Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care units received a new fuzzy friend named “Ben Flyin” as part of United’s community outreach efforts.

Pictured from left to right: United Airlines employees Kathleen Agudo, Felicia Daniels and Blenda Riddick; Cooper Foundation President and CEO Susan Bass Levin; Cooper Child-Life Specialist Brittany Spaeth; and United employees Richard Chibbaro, Robert Carls and Lisa Carls.

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Ponzio’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Raises Record $130,000



Thank you to everyone who made this year’s benefit dinner for the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper a record-breaking success. Together we raised more than $130,000 to support research and education to advance lung cancer care and treatment at Cooper.

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Still Time To Shop For A Cure


Dresses and coats and shoes. Oh my! Follow Route 70 to the The Shops at Lee Newman Plaza and 10 percent of the proceeds from your purchase through Oct. 26 will be donated to Pink Roses Teal Magnolias to support breast and gynecological care at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Don’t forget to tell them you are a friend of Cooper.

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