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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center gifted 170 Girl Scout cookie boxes from local troop

Donation made in honor of Girl Scout’s mother, in treatment for breast cancer

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GILBERT (Apr. 15, 2023) – Florence, Arizona Girl Scout Troop 3255 recently put a big smile on the faces of cancer patients at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center by donating 170 boxes of girls scout cookies. At their request, the boxes will be given to patients in the infusion area in honor of troop member Juliet Crofton’s mom, Lindsay Radcliffe. She is currently being treated for breast cancer at Banner MD Anderson.

The 12 girls in the troop, all between the ages of five and seven-years-old, came up with the idea to donate to Banner MD Anderson all on their own.

“These girls have not only greatly lifted my spirits but have also lifted the spirits of the others who happen to be here for treatment,” said Radcliffe. “This act of kindness has meant so much to me. This cancer journey is not an easy one, but moments like these make it better. These girls are absolutely amazing!” 

Radcliffe also says Troop 3255 has been instrumental throughout her cancer journey for their constant support, for taking great care of her daughter, and for many encouraging moments that make her days better – like this donation.

“These girls may be young, but they have shown such selflessness and thoughtfulness in deciding to donate to us. We couldn’t be more grateful,” said Lisa Law, associate director of volunteer services at Banner MD Anderson and Banner Gateway Medical Center. “I know how uplifting this will be for our infusion patients in particular.”

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center delivers cancer care to patients through the partnership of Banner Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Banner MD Anderson offers focused disease-specific expertise in the medical, radiation and surgical management of the cancer patient; an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to patient care; access to clinical trials and new investigative therapies; state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis, staging and treatment of all types of cancer; oncology expertise in supportive care services. For more information, visit

Banner Health is one of the largest, secular nonprofit health care systems in the country. In addition to 30 acute-care hospitals, Banner also operates an academic medicine division, Banner – University Medicine, and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, a partnership with one of the world’s leading cancer programs, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Banner’s array of services includes a health insurance division, employed physician groups, outpatient surgery centers, urgent care locations, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, stand-alone imaging centers, physical therapy and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, a research division and a nursing registry. To make health care easier, 100% of Banner-employed doctors are available for virtual visits, and Banner operates a free 24/7 nurse line for health questions or concerns. Patients may also reserve spots at Banner Urgent Care locations and can book appointments online with many Banner-employed doctors. Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health also has locations in California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit


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