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Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

The 11th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer Virtual 5K was a huge success thanks to supporters all over the country who raised more than $18,000 in support of local breast cancer patients seeking care at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Despite being unable to run together, the outpouring of community support was incredible. The 315 registrants represented 13 different states, proving that this important community event is about more than raising funds. Vice President and Administrator for Oncology Services Kasia Sweeney stated, “This event is really about people – people coming together in support of family and friends who have bravely faced a cancer journey.” Sweeney continued, “It’s about working together to ensure our patients and our community has access to the best breast cancer diagnostics and treatment.” The 5K, in its 11th year has raised critical funds for breast cancer awareness, the importance of early detection and the latest equipment and nurse navigation at the CalvertHealth Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care including a new radar localization technology, the SAVI SCOUT®, which makes lumpectomies easier for both patients and surgeons by pinpointing tumors using a tiny reflector. Participants completed their 5K walks/runs at their own pace […]

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