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Inspiration and Celebration at the 13th Annual Women & Wine

Angela Ertlschweiger discusses her breast cancer treatment experiences.In March 2016, three weeks after receiving an unexpected promotion at her job, Angela Ertlschweiger was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer. Ertlschweiger, the 2018 recipient of the Lombardi Spirit of Life Award, shared reflections about her journey as a breast cancer survivor at the 14th annual Women & Wine event.

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Philanthropy in Action at 19th Annual Men's Event 

Dr. Weiner speaks at a podium in front of a window and display of sports memorabiliaThe transformative power of philanthropy was on display as nearly 200 men, representing the highest rungs of Washington’s corporate, sports and social communities, attended the 19th annual Men’s Event, a fundraiser to support research by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on cancers that disproportionately affect men.

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Gift of Life Breakfast Benefit Supports CBCC's Patient Navigation Work

Alleyah Miner is pictured outside the Med-Dent Building on Georgetown University's campus.In 2008, Alleyah Miner’s mother went to Capital Breast Care Center (CBCC) for a mammogram after feeling a lump in her breast. Miner spoke about her mother's breast cancer journey with CBCC at the 9th Annual Gift of Life Breakfast Benefit. Funds raised at this event allow CBCC to continue its patient navigation work and be there for families like the Miners.

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