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Gruppo Breast Unit Wins PGD 2015!

Oct 30, 2015

Congratulations to Gruppo Breast Unit!

During the past weeks there has been a back and forth race between the first and second place winners, but votes are in and we are excited to announce this year’s grand prize winner, Gruppo BREAST UNIT, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Dipartimento Oncologico.

The Gruppo BREAST UNIT video received over 69,700 online votes and secured the grand prize winner title and a € 8,000 donation from Medline to the their breast cancer charity of choice, Associazione Tages Onlus.

In addition to the grand prize winner, this year’s competition also awarded second, third and fourth place winners. Second place was awarded to Bristol Breast Care Centre in the United Kingdom. They received over 66,500 votes and ended up having a difference of only 3,200 votes separating them from the first place winner. They will be awarded a € 4,000 donation for their charity of choice, Bosom Buddies.

Pink’s World Women in Switzerland was awarded third place after receiving nearly 24,000 votes. They have chosen to donate their € 2,500 prize to RESILIAM, AVAC and Ligue Genevoise Contre le Cancer.

Our fourth place winner is Centro Integrato di Senologia after receiving nearly 20,000 votes. They have chosen to donate their € 1,500 prize to Susan G. Komen Italia Onlus.

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all of the participants and dedicated voters. We had a great competition and could not do it with out you! 

Pink Glove Dance 2015 - Sign Up Now!

May 07, 2015

Join the European Pink Glove Dance competition today!

Some people walk for breast cancer. Some run. We believe in dancing in pink gloves.  The Medline Pink Glove Dance is the only campaign to unite nearly 200,000 healthcare professionals, patients, survivors and communities worldwide to celebrate hope for a cure and honor those affected by the disease – all through the joy of dancing. Now, in its third year, Medline International B.V. announced the kickoff of its European Pink Glove Dance video competition taking place in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Clinica Bofill Wins PGD 2014!

May 07, 2015

The campaigning is done, votes have been cast and the grand prize winner of Medline International’s second annual European Pink Glove Dance video competition is – Clínica Bofill in Girona, Spain. The Pink Glove Dance is the only breast cancer awareness campaign that unites thousands of clinicians, breast cancer survivors and communities, to celebrate hope for a cure and honor everyone affected by breast cancer through the joy of dance.

“We are absolutely delighted to have won the European Pink Glove Dance 2014 competition, especially as we were competing against much bigger hospitals from other countries.  We were so lucky to have great support from all the staff at the clinic that really put their hearts into making this video and of course to everyone who voted for us,” said Jane Priestley of Clínica Bofill.  “The prize money will be awarded to Oncolliga de Girona and will be destined specifically for breast cancer patients.  We would encourage other hospitals and clinics to follow our example and participate in the contest next year – we had such fun making the video and I think it shows!”

The Clínica Bofill video received over 13,000 online votes, securing the grand prize winner title and a € 8,000 donation from Medline to the hospital’s breast cancer charity of choice, Oncolliga de Girona. 

Medline’s Second PGD Video Competition Kicks Off Today in Europe

May 12, 2014 | Medline

The Medline Pink Glove Dance is the only campaign to unite nearly 200,000 healthcare professionals, patients and communities around the globe to celebrate hope for a cure and honor those affected by breast cancer – all through the joy of dancing.

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#TBT to our Medline Canada Sixth Biennial Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast when nearly 400 nurses danced in pink s… https://t.co/uI4kH71kH8
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Heartbreaking photo shows 8-year-old comforting his single mom with #BreastCancer https://t.co/P4hsm9EXrG
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Medline has donated $1.8 million to breast cancer charities since 2005. https://t.co/ogUaXOSPAl
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