Associates For Breast And Prostate Cancer Studies To Honor Patrick M. Byrne And Nancy O'Dell At 28th Annual Talk Of The Town Gala

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Cancer News
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Special Performance by Bret Michaels; Taye Diggs to Emcee

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies, (ABCs), hosts its annual,

star-studded Talk of the Town black-tie gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Gala benefits breast and prostate cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John's Health Center.  ABCs president Gloria Gebbia is proud to announce that Patrick M. Byrne, founder and CEO of Overstock.com will be honored with the Spirit of Hope Award and Entertainment Tonight's co-anchor Nancy O'Dell will receive the Spirit of Entertainment Award.  Singer/songwriter Bret Michaels will perform and actor Taye Diggs will emcee. Sheri Rosenblum is gala chair and Beverly Cohen is décor chair. The gala includes a luxury boutique and silent and live auctions.

The ABCs was formed 28 years ago by a group of dedicated philanthropists who wanted to devote all their charitable efforts and resources to eradicating cancer and unanimously chose to support progressive and innovative breast cancer and prostate cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute and since 1990, have raised more than $15 million. For more information, visit www.abcjw.com.

Since 1981, the family of John Wayne has been committed to pioneering cancer research in memory of their father, who died of cancer. For more than 30 years, the courageous and dedicated researchers at the John Wayne Cancer Institute have made groundbreaking discoveries that have changed the way cancer is detected, diagnosed and treated around the world. Today the tradition of excellence continues as the Institute spearheads new research advances, while training the next generation of leaders in the fight against cancer through its renowned Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program. The Institute's programs focus on melanoma, breast, neuro, prostate and gastrointestinal cancers, as well as innovative research in cancer genomics, molecular biomarkers, and chemo- and immunotherapies. With its unique ability to rapidly turn scientific discoveries into novel approaches for early detection and treatment, the Institute provides immediate hope to cancer patients everywhere.  For more information, visit https://california.providence.org/john-wayne.

Individual tickets $600. For information, contact Grant Associates at (323) 904-4400.

 

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SOURCE Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies



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