Fueling revolutionary research

We did it… Together, with our valued customers, GE Healthcare raised $75,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) last year. This funds 1,500 hours of revolutionary research into the most common cancer in women worldwide. That’s almost 188 days or nine months. Achieving our 2018 goal—$150,000 and over 3,000 hours—can move all of us that much closer to a cure.

Coming together

Our customers play an important role in helping us reach our donation targets. In October 2018, in association with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, GE Healthcare donated $500 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) for every sale of a GE Healthcare mammography system in the United States, with a maximum donation of up to $50,000. This program is ongoing, you can still help us achieve our goal to support breast cancer research.
In addition, for every pack of GE Whatman lab filtration products purchased in the month of October, GE Healthcare also gave $1 to BCRF.
GE Healthcare mammography products and GE Whatman product families are used around the globe supporting cancer research and other critical work.
  • Partnering with BCRF. Strength in numbers.


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Zeroing in on breast cancer’s main risk factors is the key to “precision prevention.” A BCRF researcher discusses this new tailored approach to the disease, and other innovations.

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    In October 2018, GE Healthcare again donated $1 to BCRF for every purchase of its Whatman products and $500 for every GE Healthcare mammography sold in the U.S., with the goal of raising a combined total of $150,000, a 50% increase over GE Healthcare’s 2017 contribution. This donation is part of the approximately $63 million BCRF will invest in groundbreaking research conducted by more than 300 scientists across the United States and 14 countries. New grants were announced October 1, 2018.