CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An estimated 252,000 new breast cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed this year in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. To further breast cancer research and raise funds to provide support for patients with breast cancer, CURE Media Group is collaborating with The DONNA Foundation as a part of the Strategic Alliance Partnership program.
In making the announcement, Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group, said, “This partnership is a testament of our shared mission to help those with breast cancer. Together with The DONNA Foundation, we hope to inspire others in the fight against breast cancer and provide patients with the resources they need.”
The SAP program is designed to facilitate an open exchange of information among trusted peers, with the goal of improving patient care. As part of this joint effort, The DONNA Foundation will share valuable content through CURE® magazine, where visitors to the site will have unprecedented access to research developments, articles and interviews.
"This is a wonderful opportunity for us to reach the patients and families who need our services. We're grateful for the opportunity to share the good news that help is just a phone call away," said Donna Deegan, Chief Eternal Optimist (CEO) and Founder of The DONNA Foundation.
The DONNA Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides financial and emotional support to individuals affected by breast cancer. Through their proactive initiatives, the organization has also helped maintain the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translation Genomics Program and tremendously contributed to clinical trials for a triple-negative breast cancer vaccine.
To continue supporting the breast cancer community, The DONNA Foundation will host its 11th annual DONNA Marathon Weekend in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, February 9-11, 2018. Collectively, the marathons have dispersed over $5 million for breast cancer research and care. To participate in the 2018 marathon, visit http://breastcancermarathon.com/.
For more information about the Strategic Alliance Partnership Program, visit http://www.curetoday.com/advocacy.
CURE Media Group is the leading resource for cancer updates, research and education. It combines a full suite of media products, including its industry-leading website, CUREtoday.com; innovative video programs, such as CURE Connections®; a series of widely attended live events; and CURE® magazine, which reaches over 1 million readers. CURE Media Group is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., family of businesses, which includes the acclaimed OncLive® (www.onclive.com) platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. For more information, visit curetoday.com or www.mjhassoc.com.
About DONNA Foundation:
The DONNA Foundation was established in June of 2003 by three-time breast cancer survivor and award-winning journalist Donna Deegan to meet the critical financial needs of the underserved living with breast cancer. Our mission is to provide financial assistance and support to individuals living with breast cancer and fund ground breaking breast cancer research. To date, the DONNA Foundation has served more than 10,000 families by providing more than $5 million dollars in relief and helped to develop and maintain the Mayo Clinic Translational Genomics Program. For more information, visit www.TheDONNAFoundation.org.