Navigation Links
Celebrity Cancer Advocates to be Honored at Washington, D.C. Benefit

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


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

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
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:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley ... Michigan boxing style concert posters. This is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful ... at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Patients at ... Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to share the things that they ... on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed what they wrote on index ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in the Waterloo region. Using the Ocean Platform, ... Medicine tests directly from their electronic medical record (EMR) without the need for ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... The Catalent ... and the need to integrate dose form selection in early phase drug development. ... membership organization supporting and bringing together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , ... November 26, 2015 , ... PRMA Plastic Surgery ... 19, 2015, our surgeons performed their 6,000th free flap breast reconstruction surgery! , “What ... up every day excited to rebuild lives and it’s an honor to have served ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents ... Industry, Academics, Clinical Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, ... to 2020" report to their offering. ... the addition of the "Radioimmunoassay Market ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) ... (BLA) with the United States ... a biosimilar candidate to Humira ® (adalimumab). Amgen ... submitted to the FDA and represents Amgen,s first BLA ... E. Harper , M.D., executive vice president of Research ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 On Tuesday, ... federal bellwether trial against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. ... their Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant device, awarded $11 ... a two week trial and three days of ... hip device was defectively designed and unreasonably dangerous, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: