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MESSAGE FROM Franco Muggia, 

Chairman and Medical Director

Working Together to Overcome Ovarian Cancer, the first in a series of annual fundraisers supporting the RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM of THE CHEMOTHERAPY FOUNDATION was a featured event at the AMC Empire Theatre in New York City November 8, 2017.

VALERIE SMALDONE well-known media personality introduced the compelling film documentary Walk on the Wild Side produced by Germaine McCormack-Kos an ovarian cancer survivor. Hero-scientists related their pursuit of the keys unlocking the mysteries of the cancer cells. The authenticity of passions that empower patient and scientists make this a riveting cinematic experience.

William Oh, MD, Tisch Cancer Institute; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai talked about Ezra Greenspan, The Ultimate Pioneer whose achievements have a notable place in oncology history.

Oncologists Lynda Roman, MD and Franco Muggia, MD discussed genetic analysis to personalize treatment for ovarian cancer.

James Holland, MD, Distinguished Professor of Neoplastic Diseases, Icahn School of Mediine at Mount Sinai was the recipient of the Medical Science Award. Martin Short, popular actor/comedian received a Humanitarian Award for his unwavering personal commitment to research-funding activities. 

Keep up with news of the next Foundation event in 2018!

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