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Hospital program gets grant for breast cancer clinics

April 29, 2010
  • Amy Heinrich, Maryland affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure member at large, presents Antietam Healthcare Foundation representative Carrie Starkey with a grant check.
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The Maryland affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure program recently announced its Maryland grant recipients for this year at the Komen Grant Award Event at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

Antietam Healthcare Foundation Washington County Hospital Make a Difference Project recently was awarded a grant from the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure for its innovative breast cancer program. Washington County Hospital and its community partners will use the funds to continue its Make a Difference program to serve an additional 480 women with the two-year grant.

The program serves uninsured and underinsured women in rural Washington County. WCH will conduct 42 breast care clinics annually at strategic locations throughout the county.

Komen Grant Awards this year total more than $2.2 million.

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