Thanks for the Piedmontese Foundation and the Italian Association for Cancer Research has done, is doing and will do and recognition to a woman who did not want to turn the other way, believing that the commitment in the first person was the spring capable of towing with him the necessary elements to make his own effort a fundamental gear, in a complex mechanism that constantly requires new life and new resources. It has this double meaning the honorary citizenship of the City of Bra conferred last night, Thursday 8 October 2015, to Allegra Agnelli Caracciolo of Castagneto, national vice president of the Italian Association for Cancer Research and president of the Piedmont Foundation for Cancer Research.

The ceremony took place in the Auditorium of the Cassa di Risparmio di Bra as part of the "Cancer, because" meeting, promoted by the Braidese delegation of the Piedmontese Research Foundation on Cancer. After the greetings of the vice president of CR Bra Alberto Di Caro and the introduction of the President of the City Council Biagio Conterno, Donna Allegra Agnelli received honorary citizenship: "The research achieves results only when perseverance combines consistency - commented the Mayor Brunette Sibille during the conferment -. A message that the new honorary town of Bra has never failed to testify with its work ". I was grateful to the Vice-President of the AIRC, who expressed gratitude also to the supporters who over the years have supported the Foundation and allowed the realization of the Institute of Candiolo, as well as to the doctors and researchers daily engaged in the fight against the disease . During the ceremony, the funds collected in the context of the MaraToma, a non-competitive non-competitive race held in Bra during "Cheese", were handed over to the Piedmont Foundation for Cancer Research in Candiolo.

The evening ended with the intervention of Professor Alberto Bardelli, director of the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, responsible for Fundamental Research at the Institute of Candiolo and professor of the Department of Oncology of the University of Turin. (Em)

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