Safeway raises $14.5 million for Breast Cancer

Nov. 8, 2011 – Safeway Inc. today announced its stores raised $14.5 million in October for breast cancer research. The company thanked its customers and employees for their commitment to finding a cure for the most common form of cancer for women.

UCSF’s Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center is one of the recipients of the Safeway Breast Cancer Awareness campaign funds. “We are so grateful to Safeway for its leadership and vision, and to the company’s customers for every dollar they donate,” said Laura Esserman, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Radiology, and Director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at the University of California, San Francisco. “Safeway is providing the critical resources to build systems to revolutionize breast cancer care.”