Foundation News

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Blood test shows new promise in early detection of Alzheimer’s


An international team of researchers, including scientists from the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Banner Sun Health Research Institute here in Arizona, Lund University in Sweden, the drugmaker Eli Lilly and others, have identified a new blood test showing remarkable promise in detecting Alzheimer’s disease as early as two decades before symptoms appear.

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There is no better time to consider your future than today



In times of uncertainty comes opportunities to reflect, reprioritize goals and make a difference. If you are one of the 55 percent of American adults who do not have a will or other estate plan in place, now is your time to create your plan.

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Business community steps up to support Banner Health



Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, more than 100 businesses and corporations have shown their support for our nonprofit health care system, generously donating to support Banner Health’s response efforts and our health care workforce.

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Safe and sound: Thunderbirds Charities gives cancer patients a home away from home



Thunderbirds Charities recently awarded $75,000 to the Patient Housing Assistance Fund at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center to help provide a safe home away from home for patients battling cancer.  

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$150,000 grant supports Banner Telehealth


Banner Telehealth

A local foundation recently awarded $150,000 to the Banner Health Foundation to support the Banner Telehealth program and its rapid deployment in hospital rooms outfitted for COVID-19 patients. Read more about how this innovative way to treat patients can significantly improve conditions and outcomes for both patients and providers.

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