2013 5th Annual Men's Event
The 5th Annual Men's Event benefiting prostate cancer research and patient care at
the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson will take place on Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:00 PM
at the Prime Rib Restaurant in Philadelphia, PA.
The Men's Event is the Kimmel Cancer Center's headline event of the Fall season to raise awareness and much-needed funds to support:
- pilot projects in prostate cancer research between multiple investigators
- clinical research trials in prostate cancer
- translational lab work in prostate cancer
- the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson's annual prostate cancer free screening event every September
The night will include a silent auction featuring unique holiday gifts, and entertainment by Comedy Central's "100 Greatest Stand-Ups
of All Time," Jim Breuer of Saturday Night Live. Breuer can be heard on his weekly Sirius/XM Radio show "Fridays with Breuer," featuring guests such
as Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Dennis Leary, and Jeff Foxworthy.
Associating your name with this important cause -- helping to defeat prostate cancer -- is a great way to increase your organization's visibility in the Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware area.
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5th Annual Men's Event Awardees
"Spirit of Caring" Awardee:
Wm. Kevin Kelly, D.O.
Professor, Medical Oncology and Urology, Director, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology
The "Spirit of Caring Award" is presented to an individual to recognize outstanding leadership in cancer research and the hope they hold for improving the quality of life in every community.
"Spirit of Courage" Awardee:
Anthony DiPrimio, PhD
Author, Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know About this Disease and Its Treatment
The "Spirit of Courage Award" is presented to an individual who has demonstrated great personal courage, strength and dignity while battling cancer and supporting others in their fight against cancer.
"Spirit of Commitment" Awardee:
President, International Financial Company, LLC
The "Spirit of Commitment Award" is presented to an individual to recognize outstanding commitment to supporting the work of the Kimmel Cancer Center through personal and professional contributions dedicated to finding a cure.
"Spirit of Innovation" Awardee:
Dendreon: The company applies its expertise in antigen identification, engineering and cell processing to produce active cellular immunotherapy (ACI) product candidates designed to stimulate an immune response. They pioneered a novel, first in class autologous immunotherapy first approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Dendreon is headquartered in Seattle with corporate operations based locally in the Delaware Valley and manufacturing plants in Georgia and California.
The "Spirit of Innovation" Award is presented to an organization whose innovation in cancer measurably improves business and/or clinical processes that impact product development, prevention programs, research, or patient care.
Men's Event Honorary Co-Chairs:
Dr. Richard G. Pestell
Director, Kimmel Cancer Center
Dr. Leonard G. Gomella
Chairman, Department of Urology Thomas Jefferson University
Men's Event Chair:
Dr. Albert Pizzica
KCC Advisory Board Member/Owner and CMO, AP Executive Management, LLC
2013 Men's Event Committee:
Edwin "Tucker" Boynton
Barry Bressler, Esq.
Stephen Foxman, Esq.
Peter H. Gistelinck
Tricia Gomella, M.D.
Joseph H. Weiss
2013 Young Friends Men's Event Committee:
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