Navigation Links
UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation 'Taste for a Cure' Honors Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation at UCLA (JCCF) hosts its 14th annual Taste for a Cure, May 1, 2009 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden will receive the Gil Nickel Humanitarian Award, presented to them by Kiefer Sutherland. Event co-chairs are Barbara Fairchild, Editor-in-Chief, Bon Appetit Magazine; Jon Holman, President, The Holman Group; and Jay Sures, Partner and Board Member, United Talent Agency. Honorary Co-Chair is Peter Chernin, President and COO, News Corporation. Special guests include Dennis Haysbert, Seth MacFarlane, Scott Foley, and Seth Green. Special acoustic performance by Adam Levine and James Valentine of Maroon 5.

This year Taste for a Cure features the theme "The Great Wines of Oakville." Selected by Barbara Fairchild, award-winning chefs will prepare a sumptuous tasting menu paired with select wines from 30 wineries from the Oakville Winegrowers in Oakville, Napa Valley. Participating restaurants are XIV, CUT, The Bazaar, Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza, Border Grill and AK Restaurant + Bar.

Since 1996, the event has raised funds for highest priority cancer research at UCLA. Past honorees include Kevin Reilly, Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos and Gil Nickel. The Gil Nickel Humanitarian Award was created in memory of Gil Nickel, proprietor of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel and Dolce wineries, who lost a courageous battle against melanoma in October 2003. The Award honors key individuals for their humanitarian efforts, community involvement and commitment to philanthropy.

For information on UCLA's JCCF, visit For information on Taste for a Cure, visit or call Levy, Pazanti & Associates at 310-201-5033. Tickets are $500 per person.

The JCCF, founded in 1945, is the single most important vehicle for raising private funds for cancer research at UCLA. It supports a number of high priority cancer research efforts, focused on converting laboratory discoveries into more effective therapies for cancer patients. UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) is ranked among the nation's top 10 cancer centers by U.S. News & World Report. The JCCC's dedicated researchers are recognized as international leaders in the discovery of new and better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer.

SOURCE The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. American Idol Winner David Cook to Perform at and Jimmy Kimmel to Host Jonsson Cancer Center Foundations Taste for a Cure on June 21
2. Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
3. Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
4. MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
5. Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
6. Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
7. Radiologists encouraged to look beyond cancer for clinically unseen diseases
8. Diet high in meat, fat and refined grains linked to risk for colon cancer recurrence, death
9. Immune deficiency linked to a type of eye cancer
10. Drop in breast cancer incidence linked to hormone use, not mammograms
11. Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Keeping in mind ... mental health and wellness consultation, has collaborated with a leading web-based marketplace for ... gap experienced by parents and bring advice from parenting experts within their reach. ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen ... various organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... Francisco, California (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... Janis Joplin Ann Arbor Michigan boxing style concert posters. This is one of Joplin's ... at the Canterbury House at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The According ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Patients ... central Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to share the things that ... viewing on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed what they wrote on ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Cambridge, ON (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 ... ... availability of a real-time eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in the Waterloo region. ... mammography, BMD and Nuclear Medicine tests directly from their electronic medical record (EMR) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds "Global ... and "Investigation Report on China Repaglinide ... 2021 forecasts data and information to ... . --> ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ) ... "Global Brain Monitoring Devices Market 2015-2019" ... ) has announced the addition of ... 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... ) has announced the addition of the ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge Major Laboratories, Inc. ... $15.8  Million to expand its laboratories and global ... The expansion will provide additional office space and ... of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. ... up to 40,000 square feet of expanded development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: