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WASHINGTON (March 9, 2015) – The 10th Annual Women & Wine event to support breast cancer research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015.

With an expected attendance of over 500 of the Washington, DC area’s top business women, the evening includes briefings given by top scientists and physicians from Georgetown Lombardi on the latest research breakthroughs in cancer research that affect women.

Presented by:
Baker Tilly, Brandywine Realty Trust, Latham & Watkins, MGAC and The Wharf

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

Monday, April 20, 2015

5:15 – Registration opens
5:30-6:00 p.m. – Briefing
6:00-7:00 p.m. – Cocktails and silent auction
7:15 – Wine, dinner and door prizes

Lombardi Spirit of Life Honoree: Donna Hopkins, two-time breast cancer survivor and founder of Hopkins Breast Cancer, Inc., The Helping Hand in the Community. (new window)

Special Service Recognition: Tiffany & Co.

Physician presenters: Claudine Isaacs, MD, and Shawna Willey, MD, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Honorary chair: Greta Kreuz

Event co-chairs: Janet S. Davis, Brandywine Realty Trust; Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, Baker Tilly

Executive committee: Jennifer Bognet, Bognet Construction
Diane Ray Brown, Tiffany & Co.
Molly Decker, Weichert Realtors
Meredith LaPier, CBRE
Stephanie P. Nashman
Debbie Sachs, MOI
Randi Schweitzer
Micki Ward

Media RSVP: Karen Teber, km463@georgetown.edu

About Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 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. Georgetown Lombardi is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute (grant #P30 CA051008), and the only one in the Washington, DC area. For more information, go to http://lombardi.georgetown.edu.

About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center 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 (BGRO), which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical Translation and Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.