Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 9th Annual "Simply the Best" Dinner & Gala

Fish & Richardson is proud to be a Lifesaver Sponsor for the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 9th Annual “Simply the Best” Dinner & Gala.

Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 9th Annual “Simply the Best” Dinner & Gala
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Simply the Best IX Dinner and Gala is an elegant evening featuring delectable food and wine, unique auction items, live music and dancing. The evening is a celebration of survivors, hope and determination. It’s an opportunity to bring together lung cancer patients, their families and the top minds in the lung cancer field. Please join us for this inspirational evening as we honor the dedicated physicians and clinicians who are "Simply the Best" because of their work fighting lung cancer.

6 PM – 7 PM Cocktail Reception
7 PM – 9 PM Dinner
Awards Presentation
Live Auction
9 PM Dancing until Midnight

Menu design by Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg
Emcee Cheryl Jennings, ABC7 KGO-TV

Wines generously donated by Margaret Duckhorn

Attire: Black-tie optional


The Dr. Thierry Jahan "A Breath Away from the Cure" Award Honors individuals for excellence in oncology, early detection, coordinated treatment, care and compassion for those with lung cancer.
Dr. Alice T. Shaw, Oncology and Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

The Dr. Fred Marcus "Simply the Best” Award presented by Scott Santarella, President and CEO Honors outstanding performance in the fight to end lung cancer.
Novartis Oncology

The Dr. David Jablons "Asclepios” Award Honors pioneers in research whose dedication to healing exemplifies the principles and spirit of Asclepios, Greek god of medicine and healing.
Geoffrey R. Oxnard, MD, Thoracic Oncologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

“Excellence in Collaboration and Innovation” Award presented by Bonnie J. Addario Honors unparalleled collaborative initiatives with creative approaches advancing treatment and survival on behalf of those with lung cancer.
Foundation Medicine: Mike Pellini, MD, President and CEO
LungMap: Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, Vali Papadimitrakopoulou, MD, and David R. Gandara, MD

"Caregiver” Award presented by Andrea Parks, Director of Event Strategy and Marketing Honors caring, compassionate people who go above the call of duty to care for a loved one facing lung cancer.
To Be Announced

RSVP by November 1, 2014 to [email protected] or 415.821.9693.

Tickets are held at the door. Information: www.lungcancerfoundation.org Please click this link or call 1.800.441.1414 to make hotel reservations. Reference “Bonnie J. Addario” to qualify for group rates.

Details are available on the event website.