Navigation Links
Celebrity Cancer Advocates to be Honored at Washington, D.C. Benefit
Date:4/29/2008


WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ --

What: Rays of Hope(R) Awards Gala, a dinner awards benefit hosted by the

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), celebrating

cancer survivorship. At this year's annual event NCCS will

recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant

contributions to cancer survivorship, including:

-- The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) -- The Lilly

Tartikoff Hope Award will be presented by star of the NBC show

Law & Order SVU Mariska Hargitay to Lisa Paulsen, president

and chief executive officer of the EIF

-- The Boston Red Sox Organization will receive the Private Sector

Leadership Award for its extensive support of The Jimmy Fund,

which helps find cures and improve the lives of children and

families facing cancer

-- Bob Schieffer, anchor of the CBS program Face the Nation with

Bob Schieffer and bladder cancer survivor, will receive the

Excellence in Media Award

-- Mike Burg of Edge Marketing and Management, a Hodgkin's disease

survivor and producer of cause-related entertainment programs,

will receive the Special Recognition Award

Dan Abrams, host of MSNBC's "Verdict with Dan Abrams" and chief

legal correspondent for NBC News, as well as a cancer survivor,

will serve as master of ceremonies.

Who: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

Founded in 1986, NCCS is the oldest survivor-led advocacy

organization in the country, advocating at the federal level for

quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer

survivors.

When: Wednesday, May 7, 2008

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Where: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

1301 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

For media interested in covering the event, please contact Gillian Pommerehn at 410-626-0805 or gpommerehn@crosbymarketing.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Celebrity Seating Only! Levitz Chair Signed by 39 Daytime Stars Sells for $1200 on Charitybuzz.com
2. Online Celebrity Shoe Charity Auction for Womens Heart Health Opens Bidding
3. American Airlines 13th Annual Celebrity Golf and Tennis Weekend Will Raise Funds to Fight Breast Cancer
4. New Celebrity Introduces Students to Need, Advantages of Health Care Careers
5. VH1 Teams Up with Dr. Drew for Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, a Series Depicting the Process of Overcoming Addiction
6. Largest Celebrity Memorabilia Auction Honors World AIDS Day
7. Celebrity Influences on Plastic Surgery
8. Sopranos Star Vincent Pastore Wins 50 Big Ones for Lustgarten Foundation on NBCs The Celebrity Apprentice
9. Celebrity Cook Paula Deen and Husband Michael Groover Bring Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes(TM) Tour to L.A.
10. Bone Crusher, the King of VH1s Celebrity Fit Club With the Record of Biggest Individual Weight Loss, Releases Fitness DVD!
11. Alessi Skin Care Aligns With Celebrity Socialite Fabian Basabe to Raise Awareness for Their Face Forward Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, ... Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. ... skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for ... is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... awareness about the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, ... for individuals who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA ... the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer ... ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Puradigm® & Innovative ... has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its production facility, and opened its ... Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system of proactive air and surface ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 ... the appointment of Dr. Edward Futcher ... Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher was ... Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a non-executive member ... independent expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016  MedSource announced today that it ... software solution of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates ... to their clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic ... establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform of choice ... clients.  "nowEDC has long been a preferred EDC ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made an ... current process. Many of them do not even offer this ... and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able ... such a high cost that the majority of today,s patients ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: