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Panera Bread raises nearly $8,500 for breast cancer research at CSHL

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. — The Breast Cancer Research Program at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where innovative breast cancer research is being performed, was among the beneficiaries of this year's annual Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign run by Panera Bread. The campaign raised more than $30,000 to benefit several local breast cancer organizations during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when Panera Bread bakers hand twisted thousands of cherry vanilla bagels into the iconic “pink ribbon” shape to raise funds for prevention and a cure.
The other beneficiaries of this year’s funds were the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program whose goal is to educate, support, empower and advocate for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community; Prevention is the Cure which seeks to increase public awareness of environmental links to breast cancer and promotes a precautionary health model; and Gilda’s Club New York City which creates welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer – men, women, teens and children – along with their families and friends.

Full release from Panera available HERE

Read about the ways that CSHL researchers are engaged in the fight against breast and other cancer in Pitting CSHL's strengths against cancer's weaknesses.

Panera_Cold_Spring_BC_Res Panera Bread presented a check to CSHL as beneficiaries of the 2012 Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign
l-r: Charlie Prizzi, VP of Development for CSHL; Paula Smith, Director of Foundation and Gov't Relations for CSHL; Tim Magorrian, Area Director for Panera Bread

About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is ranked number one in the world by Thomson Reuters for impact of its research in molecular biology and genetics. The Laboratory has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL's multidisciplinary scientific community is more than 360 scientists strong and its Meetings & Courses program hosts more than 12,500 scientists from around the world each year to its Long Island campus and its China center. Tens of thousands more benefit from the research, reviews, and ideas published in journals and books distributed internationally by CSHL Press. The Laboratory's education arm also includes a graduate school and programs for undergraduates as well as middle and high school students and teachers. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution on the north shore of Long Island. For more information, visit
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