Capital Breast Care Center Hosts Annual Gift of Life Breakfast

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WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2016) – Capital Breast Care Center (new window) (CBCC), a community-based program of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities Research, presents its 9th Annual Gift of Life Breakfast on Friday, October 14.

Celebrating 12 years of service, CBCC provides culturally sensitive breast cancer screening services and health and wellness education, guided by evidence-based practices, to all women in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, regardless of their ability to pay.

Capital Breast Care Center Gift of Life Breakfast

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Atrium Hall
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Friday, October 14, 2016
8:30 a.m. – Coffee reception
9:00 a.m. – Program

Media RSVP by noon on Oct. 12: Kat Zambon,

About Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive cancer center — the only cancer center of its kind in the Washington, DC area. A part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown Lombardi seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach, and the training of cancer specialists of the future. Connect with Georgetown Lombardi on Facebook (new window) ( and Twitter (new window) (@LombardiCancer).

About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — or “care of the whole person.” The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization, which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health. Connect with GUMC on Facebook (new window) (, Twitter (new window) (@gumedcenter) and Instagram (new window) (@gumedcenter).