Cancer

Mario Lopez And Komen Chicago To Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Ignite The Fight Gala

Susan G. Komen Chicago will hold its Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Westin River North, celebrating 20 years of funding global research and providing critical breast health services for the underserved in the Chicago area. Komen Chicago will hold its Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust on Oct. 21The anniversary celebration will feature Mario Lopez, Emmy-winning host of “Extra,” as the Celebrity More than Pink Ambassador, as well as 20 More Than Pink Heroes, who will be honored for their exceptional compassion, bravery and leadership in the fight against breast cancer. The Gala will kick off with the Dearborn Street and Clark Street bridges over the Chicago River being illuminated in pink. The lighting ceremony, led by Ed Wehmer,...

Sofia Carson And Andy Grammar Join TJ Martell Foundation Family Day

The TJ Martell Foundation is announcing today that Hollywood/Republic Records recording artist and Disney Channel star, Sofia Carson, will headline the organization’s 8th Annual Family Day Celebration in Los Angeles at The Grove on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 12p.m. – 4p.m. PT. Families can enjoy fantastic food, a live auction, live music, games, prizes and other carnival activities while raising funds for cancer research. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available now and can be purchased here. L.A. Family Day will kick off with the Spirit of Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 2 at the Luxe Hotel -Sunset, and presented by Live Nation. The evening event will include an elegant dinner, silent auction, a live performance by Grammy Nominated Artist Andy Grammer...

Sofia Carson And Andy Grammar Join TJ Martell Foundation Family Day

The TJ Martell Foundation is announcing today that Hollywood/Republic Records recording artist and Disney Channel star, Sofia Carson, will headline the organization’s 8th Annual Family Day Celebration in Los Angeles at The Grove on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 12p.m. – 4p.m. PT. Families can enjoy fantastic food, a live auction, live music, games, prizes and other carnival activities while raising funds for cancer research. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available now and can be purchased here. L.A. Family Day will kick off with the Spirit of Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 2 at the Luxe Hotel -Sunset, and presented by Live Nation. The evening event will include an elegant dinner, silent auction, a live performance by Grammy Nominated Artist Andy Grammer...

Cambridge Cancer Genomics offers a better way to gauge effective cancer treatments

 John Cassidy’s family has been at the forefront of cancer research for three generations now. The Cambridge-educated co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cancer diagnostics company Cambridge Cancer Genomics was just following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps when he took up researching the disease in college. Cassidy’s father was head of cancer therapies… Read More

Viola Davis To Executive-Produce EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. The announcement was jointly made today by XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). The telecast will combine live musical, comedy and documentary segments to bring to life the past, present and future of the American high school system. The event will air live from Los Angeles on all four major U.S. networks – ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC – on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. In addition to Davis and Tennon, the star-studded event in support of the national education initiative will be produced by Done + Dusted and direc...

Viola Davis To Executive-Produce EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. The announcement was jointly made today by XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). The telecast will combine live musical, comedy and documentary segments to bring to life the past, present and future of the American high school system. The event will air live from Los Angeles on all four major U.S. networks – ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC – on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. In addition to Davis and Tennon, the star-studded event in support of the national education initiative will be produced by Done + Dusted and direc...

George Michael To Be Honored At Angel Awards Gala

Project Angel Food is excited to host the 27th annual Angel Awards Gala at 6:00pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038. This year’s event holds a special significance, as it will posthumously honor the legendary performer George Michael, a dedicated friend, volunteer and supporter of the organization and to date, its largest individual donor. He will receive the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award, named for the iconic star, who was both a generous and loyal benefactor. Adam Lambert will perform a special musical tribute, including a selection of George Michael’s most memorable songs. Other confirmed celebrities include: Kenny Goss, Charlie & Max Carver, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Sharon Lawrence, Cheryl Tiegs, Mary Wilson, Hal Sparks, Tyler Hen...

Color Genomics goes beyond cancer with a test for heart health

 Cancer and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in the United States. So far, Color Genomics has been focused on testing for mutations leading to a higher risk of certain cancers. But, today the four-year-old company is introducing a new category of genetic testing for cardiovascular health. The new Color Hereditary High Cholesterol Test will tell you if you have a genetic… Read More

Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Charitybuzz Fashion Auction

Charitybuzz is changing online fundraising by design with the introduction of their first ever curated Fashion Auction, part of this year’s successful Charitybuzz Curates program. As New York Fashion Week pitches its tents, Charitybuzz is showcasing their fall line, featuring bidding opportunities on specially curated experiences and one-of-a-kind luxury items — all to benefit charity. The Charitybuzz Fashion Auction runs August 8-24 at Charitybuzz.com/Fashion. Bidding is now open on one-of-a-kind opportunities like: ● Meet Heidi Klum at the Season Finale of Project Runway during NYFW to benefit the Television Academy Foundation ● Meet Christian Siriano with seats to his ready-to-wear show to benefit Delivering Good ● A private cocktail party — for...

Snoop Dogg To Co-Host Athletes vs. Cancer’s 4th Annual Celebrity Flag Football Game

NBA’s Matt Barnes has announced details for his charity Athletes vs. Cancer’s 4th Annual Celebrity Flag Football Game. Co-hosted by Snoop Dogg, this year’s event will feature celebrities and athletes, including members of the NBA Final’s championship team, The Golden State Warriors, and will be played at John Burroughs High School Memorial Field in Burbank, CA on August 6th. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2017, an estimated 1,688,780 people in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer, and 600,920 will die of cancer. Athletes vs. Cancer aims to provide support services and inspire hope to those affected by cancer and encourage and educate disadvantaged communities and motivate people to get regular cancer screenings. When asked about this yea...

Shop For A Cure With QVC And Alyssa Milano

QVC and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA) are uniting once again for “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE,” an annual charity sale scheduled to be broadcast on Saturday, July 29 at 2 PM (ET). As part of the shopping extravaganza, donated designer accessories, apparel, beauty, jewelry and more will be offered at HALF the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, with 80% of the purchase price** benefitting Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance. “Each summer, the funds raised through ‘QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE’ bring us one step closer to eradicating this deadly disease,” said Doug Rose, Senior Vice President of Brand and Communications for QVC. “Now in its 11th year, this initiative is a wonderful example of the difference tha...

Ryan Sheckler Announces Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Professional Skateboarder and philanthropist Ryan Sheckler and the Sheckler Foundation are proud to announce the 10th Annual Oakley Charity Golf Tournament and Gala, taking place September 9-10, 2017 in partnership with Monarch Beach Resort & Golf Links in Dana Point, California. Sheckler Golf 2017Year after year, the gala and tournament attract notable athletes and celebrities such as: Klay Thompson, Wilmer Valderrama, Brody Jenner, Josh Duhamel, Kendra Wilkinson, Lil Jon, Kelly Slater and many more to dine, golf and raise money to benefit the Sheckler Foundation’s “Be the Change” initiative — a web-based program designed to help injured action sports athletes and children in need. For more information, click here. The two-day event will kick off Saturday, Sept...

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