New York City - May 8, 2007. The End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye
League “Women of the Year” Luncheon is an annual event at
which the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award is presented to
a woman of high achievement and leadership who has made
notable contributions to both her community and her
profession. Brooke Shields accepted in honor of her Father
Frank Shields, who passed away last year of prostate cancer.
The City of Hope, the largest cancer research hospital in the
country will initiate a grant and fellowship in the name of
Mr. Shields. Melissa Cohn, owner and CEO of the Manhattan
Mortgage Company also received an award.
City of Hope is the leading research and treatment center for
cancer and other life threatening diseases. Designated as a
Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest honor bestowed by the
National Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope’s research
and treatment protocols impact care throughout the nation.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of
bone marrow, transplantation, and genetics and shares its
scientific knowledge with medical centers locally and
globally, helping patients battling serious diseases.