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Voices Against Brain Cancer Hosts Event to Benefit Brain Cancer Research
Date:6/2/2009

Award Winners Available for Media Interviews

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO:

  • Lisa DeAngelis, M.D., Chair of Neurology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center since 1997, for her care of patients with brain tumors, for developing a number of novel therapeutics and for running the clinical trial program at the Brain Tumor Center. DeAngelis will receive the 2009 Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award.
  • Al Musella, DPM, Founder of Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information, for funding innovative research, advocating for the brain tumor cause, helping families deal with the diagnosis of brain tumors and founding www.virtualtrials.com, a major resource for patients. Musella will receive the 2009 Voices Award.
  • Chieli Minucci is the leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz group Special EFX, with over 25 albums released to date. Chieli is a three-time Emmy winner for his music in television. Chieli Minucci and Special EFX will perform at the event.
  • Omar Minaya, general manager of the New York Mets, Voices Against Brain Cancer Board Member and recipient of the 2008 Voices Award.

WHAT: Voices Against Brain Cancer's fourth annual event, Sounding Off For A Cure, to fight brain cancer. Reporters are also invited to capture b-roll during the awards and speeches.

WHY:

  • Brain tumors can affect people of every age, gender, ethnicity and health history.
  • Each year, more and more people in the United States are diagnosed with a primary or metastatic brain tumor.
  • There are hundreds of different types of brain tumors, resulting in highly variable effects and survival rates.
  • There are currently no known causes of brain cancer.
  • Funds raised from this year's event will fund research, clinical trials and support programs for brain cancer patients and their caregivers.

WHEN: Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 6pm ET

WHERE: Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W 34th St (btwn 7th and 8th Avenues) New York, NY 10001

CONTACT: If you are interested in attending or scheduling an interview at the event or before please contact: Liza Gimzelberg, Powered by Professionals for Voices Against Brain Cancer's Sounding Off For A Cure, Direct: 646-278-6739, email: liza@poweredbyprofessionals.com

Web Site: http://www.voicesagainstbraincancer.org/


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