SARAY funds Navarrabiomed with 46,970 euros for two projects on metastatic breast cancer
- Since 2015 the associations annual investment in research has been increased by 65%
On October 27th, 2019 Breast Cancer Association of Navarre SARAY collected 75,000 euros in the solidarity race celebrated in Pamplona. 49,970 euros will fund two studies developed by Navarrabiomed on metastatic breast cancer.
One of the projects is focused on liquid biopsy in this type of cancer, and it is led by Natalia Ramírez Huerto, the head of the Hematological Oncology Unit of Navarrabiomed. SARAY´s contribution for the second year of the project development raises to 24,970 euros. Other study lead by Cancer Signaling Unit head Imanol Arozarena Martinicorena will receive 22,000 euros. His project aims to develop new adjuvant therapies to treat brain and bone metastases from these tumors. The additional funds will be donated to the Chronos Hope Project from Solti Foundation.
On the 25th of June SARAY decided to allocate the incomes in a face-to-face and online assembly among 725 associates (event delayed three months later due to the COVID-19 crisis). During the last years, the organization shows a strong commitment with biomedical research performed in Navarre. Therefore, it is relevant to highlight that since 2015 SARAY has increased by 65% its annual investment in oncology research.