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Magee-Womens gets $100K for cancer study

| Saturday, March 21, 2009, 12:00 p.m.

A Glimmer of Hope, a Pennsylvania nonprofit, has donated $100,000 to Magee-Womens Research Institute, the research arm of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

The money will be used to pay for research on premenopausal breast cancer, Magee officials said Friday. A Glimmer of Hope has been supporting breast cancer research since 1994.

The donation will be presented at a ceremony Monday by Steelers tight end Heath Miller and his former teammate Alan Faneca, their wives, and A Glimmer of Hope President Diana Napper.

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