Avon Grant

Cancer program earns Avon grant8063AvonGrant2013

The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $45,000 one-year grant to the SAMC Foundation in support of the Southeast Regional Health Screening Program to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. It is the sixth year that the program has received funding from the Avon Foundation for Women to support its work on this important health issue, and in recognition of the program's excellence.

Pictured, from left, are: Scott Griffin, director of the Southeast Cancer Center; Dr. Jarrod Adkison, radiation oncologist; Valerie Barnes, executive director of SAMC Foundation; Dr. Steve Stokes, radiation oncologist and medical director of the Southeast Regional Health Screening Program; and Debra Stringer, coordinator of the screening program.