Navigation Links
Ovarian Cancer Coalition Partners With Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California (OCC) has partnered with singer/songwriter/actress/philanthropist Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, by launching a public women's health campaign for the fight against ovarian cancer. The campaign's purpose is to educate and provide resources for the general community, raise public awareness of this deadly disease, support research and advocate for increased funding. The campaign also includes a specially written and recorded song by Consuelo for OCC's fundraising, which is now available to be downloaded from the OCC website and Consuelo's online 3D network for artists, In addition, Consuelo's upcoming schedule includes public service announcements, a performance of God Bless America at Dodgers Stadium on September 15, a Walk/Run for Awareness & Hope with the LA Laker Girls, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day at Dodgers Stadium on September 19, and a variety of other events and programs throughout the month of September and beyond.

Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, an eighth generation descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, has dedicated herself and much of her vibrant musical career and charitable efforts to the fight against ovarian cancer. Nearly five years ago, after her mother Serena Vanderbilt Van Ingen McCallum was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, Consuelo became a Legislative Ambassador for the American Cancer Society, lobbying in front of Congress to increase funds and awareness of the disease. Most recently, she has joined a company called the Legacy Group, an innovative licensing firm, developing products under iconic family names where individual royalties are dedicated to charity. Consuelo's designated charity for Legacy is the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, a national organization whose mission is to fund research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for Ovarian Cancer.

"Consuelo is honoring her mother's legacy in the best way possible - by channeling Serena's will and determination in the fight against ovarian cancer," said Gayle McKenna, Executive Director of the Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California. "I am genuinely inspired by Consuelo's generosity of spirit and tireless advocacy for our very important cause." Launched in January 2001, the Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California was established to save lives through early detection, education and research, by focusing on four important areas - public education, public policy, research and fundraising. For additional information, please visit

SOURCE Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Cranberry Could Juice Up Ovarian Cancer Treatment
2. New Ovarian Cancer Drug Trial Under Way
3. Pelvic Exams Can Help Spot Ovarian Cancer
4. Study fuels debate over whether exercise and body size influence ovarian cancer risk
5. Experimental drug boosts survival in recurrent ovarian cancer
6. New Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Research Act Introduced
7. Common Early-Warning Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Identified in CDC/Thomson Healthcare Study
8. More Fiber, Less Fat Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer
9. Media availability: low-fat dietary pattern may lower risk of ovarian cancer
10. The Silent Killer, Ovarian Cancer on Your Cancer Today (TM)
11. Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Provides Guidelines for Offering Genetic Risk Assessment to Women With a Personal or Family History of Breast, Ovarian, Uterine or Colorectal Cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... , ... December 01, 2015 , ... With FCPX ... and with full control over customization, the possibilities are truly endless, all with a ... randomization, overlay depth position, vertical flip, horizontal flip, depth of field and more, all ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Dr. ... a Modern Man for 2015. , Angeleno Magazine is a division of ... Established in 1994, Modern Luxury includes more than 50 magazine titles across 15 ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... Unified Contact Center Enterprise Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation ... deploy and support Cisco Unified Contact Center solutions targeted to the high-end enterprise ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... NC (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... Dawes, Amanda Beard and Brooke Bennett are collaborating with brands across various categories ... These four influential figures make up an elite group of Gold Medal Moms ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Islands, BWI (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... Recently Caribbean Journal, one of the leading digital news sites highlighting Caribbean destinations, has ... The weather. While much of North America shivers under chilly grey skies or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... VERONA, Virginia , 1 de diciembre ... líder en tecnología para cuchillas de precisión, ... un programa de identidad de marca. El ... en el diseño y la ingeniería de ... toda la diferencia". ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015 During the ... San Francisco, CA , Medinol ... the coronary marketplace. During a satellite symposium, "The ... Design to Minimize Restenosis", a renowned physician panel ... Medinol NIRxcell™ CoCr Coronary Stent System and the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... YORK , Dec. 1, 2015 Relmada Therapeutics, ... the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that the company ... will be held December 1-3 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard ... Sergio Traversa , CEO of Relmada Therapeutics, will present on ... Eastern Time). . Please register at least ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: