Actress Sharon Stone and Stylist Chaz Dean Honored for Their Cancer Work

Actress Sharon Stone and Stylist Chaz Dean Honored for Their Cancer Work
Actress Sharon Stone and celebrity stylist Chaz Dean have been recognized for their breast- and prostate-cancer-fighting efforts. The Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies gave Stone its Mother of the Year Award and Dean its Humanitarian Award. The presentations came at the organization's 16th Annual Mother's Day luncheon in Beverly Hills on May 10. “Both our honorees are incredible role models and have demonstrated a long-standing commitment to health and wellness in the community,” Gloria E. Gebbia, the organization's president, said in a press release. “Their mutual commitment to giving back through a host of worthwhile endeavors symbolizes the very best of what our achievement awards represent.” Established in 1990, the organization has evolved from supporting charities to supporting breast- and prostate-cancer treatment innovation and research. It has raised more than $16 million for research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center in Los Angeles. “Because cancer impacts so many families, we chose the theme of Mother’s Day to underscore the cancer fighting initiatives under way at the John Wayne Cancer Institute," Gebbia said. "We are grateful to all of the supporters, sponsors and volunteers . . . who sustain and support the life-saving research underway there, and invite others to join our endeavor to eradicate cancer, which does not discriminate and impacts people across all socio-economic and other demographics.” The institute was founded in 1981 in memory of legendary actor John Wayne, who died of stomach cancer in 197
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