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2014-09-17 20:22:21

2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® Celebrates Accomplishments DETROIT, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of funds raised in the 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, $896,474 was awarded to three local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. An additional $235,000 went to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Award and Research Grant Program....

2007-10-23 18:00:43

DETROIT, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, physicians and executives from five of metro Detroit's top hospitals and other community leaders gathered with hundreds of breast cancer survivors and advocates this evening at a "Close the Gap" Community Forum at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Dr. John C. Ruckdeschel, President & CEO, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute; Michael E. Duggan, President & CEO, Detroit Medical Center; Dr. Joseph Anderson,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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