Friday, July 13, 2012

Annual Julie Fund Walk


Some 300 individuals gathered along the Charles River June 16 for the seventh annual Julie Fund Walk. This year the event raised more than $60,000 for ovarian cancer research, education and patient support at the MGH Cancer Center. The fund was established in honor of Julie Paige McAvinn, a Cancer Center patient who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2004 at age 40. A team of 15 MGH staff members – including Michael Birrer, MD, PhD, director of medical gynecologic oncology and the gynecologic cancer research program – were among the walkers. For more information about the Julie Fund, visit

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