MSKCC SPring Ball
By Danny Fields
Wednesday, 5/19/2010 11:36 AM
On Monday night, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
held their annual Spring Ball at the Pierre Hotel
. The event honored Charles L. Sawyers M.D.
, chair of MSKCC's Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
), with the Lasker Award
. The HOPP laboratories have helped develop and test two pills (one for prostate cancer and the other for melanoma) that are currently showing very positive results. The Spring Ball also featured a soulful performance by Mary J. Blige
and and long list of some of the most prominent members in the society and TV worlds. The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
is the worlds oldest and largest private cancer center and has devoted more than a century of patient care as well as innovative research, making significant contributions to new and better therapies for the treatment of cancer. In 2008 alone more than 22,000 patients were admitted to Memorial Hospital ... Read More
By Danny Fields
Thursday, 5/6/2010 9:39 PM
The New York Dermatology Group teamed up with Hanger Ivan R. Sabel Foundation for Rx Haiti Thursday night to raise money to help secure prosthesis and provide attendant medical care for Haitians who suffered the loss of a limb during the devastating earthquake. NYDG's Rx Haiti foundation, is led by Dr. David Colbert, whom after returning from Haiti believed one of the most important things we could do was help provide these services to these people so that they can function again and get on with their lives. If each of us does one little thing, it adds up to a very big thing. The auction featured works from major artists and photographers and guitars signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Woods, Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and many more.
Dr. David Colbert, Mick Jagger