WEBMD HEALTH HERO AWARDS HONOR KATHY BATES,
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, and JAMES ALLISON WITH PRESENTERS SANDRA
LEE, AMY ROBACH & MORE
Recipients recognized for their work in
cancer advocacy, research and care
& co-hosts Sandra Lee and Amy Robach to announce
winners of this year’s WebMD Health Hero Awards, focusing on
the accomplishments and contributions of researchers, health
care professionals, and advocates working to change the
impact of cancer. In its 12th year, the awards
honor individuals who are confronting health challenges and
giving back to improve the lives of others.
Advocate, filmmaker, and cancer survivor Sandra Lee will
co-host the event
alongside 20/20 co-anchor, ABC News correspondent,
and cancer survivor Amy Robach.
and Emmy Award-winning actor, cancer survivor and
spokesperson for the Lymphedema Education & Research
Network Kathy Bates
laureate James Allison, PhD
singer, songwriter and composer and Ambassador for the Stand
Up To Cancer Kate McGarrigle Fund Rufus
author and cancer prevention advocate Margaret
I. Cuomo M.D.
· Researcher Elizabeth
Marion Jaffee, M.D.
oncologist and thought-leader on racial disparities in
cancer outcomes Karen M. Winkfield,
Current list of presenters includes
researcher Padmanee Sharma, M.D., American Society of
Clinical Oncology CEO Clifford Hudis, M.D., and
journalist and author Joan Lunden.
Musical performance by
honoree Rufus Wainwright
WHEN: Tuesday, January 15,
carpet check in: 2:30pm
carpet arrivals: 3:00pm
WebMD’s Corporate Headquarters
395 Hudson Street, New York City