The John Fetting Fund for Breast Cancer Prevention will enable us to fund the most promising research in breast cancer prevention. The Fetting Fund supports basic and translational breast cancer prevention research performed by or under the direct supervision of the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Program. Donations to the Fetting Fund are divided equally between an endowment that generates income for future research and direct support for current research. The Fund provides seed money for studies which position investigators to get larger grants. The Fund is overseen by an Advisory Committee which defines its mission, works to increase the endowment, decides what research to support, and communicates effectively and consistently with the Fund’s donors. The current priority of the Fund is to discover changes in breast tissue DNA that identify women at-risk for breast cancer and its consequences. By improving our understanding of who is at risk, we can focus our efforts on those at risk and reassure those who are not
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Breast cancer survivor, Leslie Ries, writes a letter to her daughters describing her journey with breast cancer and her efforts to fund breast cancer prevention at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Watch the video, A Letter to my Daughters
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