Navigation Links
UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation 'Taste for a Cure' Honors Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman
Date:4/29/2009

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 www.cancer.ucla.edu. For information on Taste for a Cure, visit www.tasteforacure.com 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:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight ... app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 ... their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether ... latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, ... their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to ... came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People ... part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and ... an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast majority ... outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a ... per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and wait ... but especially grueling for patients who are elderly and ... skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... FRANKLIN, Tenn. , June 23, 2016 ... for automating, integrating and transforming the patient ... launch of several innovative new products and ... depth of its revenue cycle offerings. These ... establish more efficient workflows, remain compliant in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today ... policy research organization as its newest member.  ... vice president and chief scientific officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, ... NPC Board of Directors. ... joined us in support of our efforts to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: