Ovarian Cancer Research Led By David Alberts Given Boost By $5M Memorial Gift

Ovarian Cancer Research Led By David Alberts Given Boost By $5M Memorial Gift
The search for a cure for ovarian cancer has been given a boost by a $5 million gift that will support the clinical research of David S. Alberts, MD, an expert in the field of ovarian cancer research and treatment at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine "Curing ovarian cancer has been my guiding light for more than 45 years," Alberts said in a press release. The gift was given by the chairman emeritus of the Estée Lauder Companies, Leonard A. Lauder, son of founder Estée Lauder. Leonard lost his wife — businesswoman and philanthropist Evelyn H. Lauder — to ovarian cancer in 2011.  When Lauder's friend and associate, Rose Marie Bravo, was diagnosed in 2016 with a treatment-resistant form of ovarian cancer, he urged her to contact Alberts. In collaboration with Konstantin Zakashanky, MD, from the
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