The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research, is a volunteer
fundraising organization with over 20,000 volunteers (men, women and
high school students) organized in over 50 chapters in Palm Beach,
Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.  It was founded in 1952, now
With no executive salaries and low overhead costs, we've donated over
$43 million since 1952, and more than $42 million in the last 12 years, all
for cancer research.  These funds support research programs and
provide seed money for research on all types of cancer at Sylvester
Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of
Medicine.  Sylvester is South Florida's only university-based cancer

We are the largest all-volunteer organization in the United States
dedicated solely to funding research on ALL TYPES of cancer.  The
monies we raise go directly to cancer research.  Specific cancers are
designated by colors.  Lavender is the general (common) color for cancer.

The Pap Corps is named in honor of Dr. George Papanicolaou, who
developed the Pap test for cervical cancer, saving the lives of millions of

In the fall of 2003 the
Bellaggio Cancer Research Chapter was founded
and began its efforts at raising funds for this ever so important project.
Our Bellaggio unit hosts a range of activities to raise money and
awareness throughout the community in hopes of finding a cure in our
lifetime.  Join us in the search for a cure for cancer.  
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