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e-News | February 2013

LLC Couple_HThanks for Your Partnership
We're proud to count you among our most loyal and generous supporters. Since July 2012, Lifeline Connection partners have contributed more than $520,000 for highest priority research at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC). Thank you! 

Help Us Grow
This year, a main goal for Lifeline Connection is to attract new individuals to partner with JCCF to advance life-changing cancer research. We're asking all current and past members to please email the names of prospective Lifeline members to Sheila Henry or Francesca Roberto, as soon as possible, or call us at (310) 206-0675.


JCCC Trial Helps Cheryl Stratos Beat Melanoma


Cheryl Stratos family pictureMore than three years ago, Virginia resident Cheryl Stratos learned she had stage 4 metastatic melanoma, and a prognosis of 6-8 months. But thanks to a first-of-its-kind JCCC clinical trial led by Dr. Antoni Ribas, Cheryl beat the odds. And 34 months later, her cancer has been reduced considerably. "I believe we are close to finding a solution to this disease--the goal is to hang in there until that cure comes along," said Cheryl. Read more.


Save the Date for Taste for a Cure - April 26

TFAC 2013_logoThe JCCF will host its 18th annual Taste for a Cure fundraiser at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday, April 26. Featuring outstanding food and wine from Santa Barbara County, this year's signature event will honor Joe Cohen of Creative Artists Agency while raising valuable funds for leading-edge cancer research at the JCCC. Taste for a Cure consistently ranks among the top 10 charity events in Southern California, so mark your calendar and visit www.tasteforacure.com for more information.

Who's Challenging Cancer Now?
Dr. Brigitte Gomperts_video 

 Watch Dr. Brigitte Gomperts as she discusses her lung cancer research, specifically the role of stem cells in lung repair and regeneration. 


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