Longtime leader in global cancer control Dr. Ben Anderson was just awarded $550,000 by Susan G. Komen to further his work with the Breast Health Global Initiative, or BHGI, an international health alliance founded by Fred Hutch and the Komen organization. 

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center epidemiologist, University of Washington professor of surgery and global health, and the co-founder, chair and director of BHGI, Anderson said he was very grateful for Komen’s ongoing support of the organization and its goals: improving breast health outcomes and access to breast cancer screening, detection and treatment for women in low- and middle-income countries.

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