2014 Mother's Day Luncheon

The Mother's Day Luncheon honors women of achievement. It was Initiated in May 2000, to recognize women who have been major influences in their industries and in the community. This year's event was held on May 7, at the Four Seasons hotel located at 300 South Doheny Drive.

2013 Black Tie Gala a huge success!

The 23rd Black tie Gala featured Entertainment by the O'Jays and honored Ann Margret and Robert Wagner.

Past and present honorees and emcees

Ann Margret

Ann Margret

Actress Ann Margret 2013 Honoree<

DRobert Wagner

Robert Wagner

Actor Robert Wagner 2013 Honoree

David Spade

David Spade

Comedian David Spade accepted the 'Spirit of Hollywood award'

Musical guest Earth, Wind and Fire

Musical guest Earth, Wind and Fire

Nicole Murphy

Lou Gossett Jr.

Gloria and John Gebbia

Gloria and John Gebbia

Nicole Murphy

The Cast of VH1's Hollywood Exes-Season 2

Nicole Murphy and Patrick Wayne

Nicole Murphy and Patrick Wayne

The Spirit of Hollywood Award

The Spirit of Hollywood Award is annually bestowed on a respected member of the entertainment industry whose efforts have in some way called attention to the devastating effect of cancer and the importance of raising money for cancer research.

The Spirit of Hope Award

The prestigious Spirit of Hope Award, created by Lillian Brem, recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves for their philanthropic commitment to the work of the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies and the community at large.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast and prostate cancer in our lifetime by providing funding for clinical innovation and research through our partnership with the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Through our partnerships and initiatives we hope to raise awareness about measures through education about promoting good breast and prostate health.

Our Impact:

Sentinel Node Biopsy

The John Wayne Cancer Institute pioneered an innovative technique called Sentinel Node Biopsy.

Positive Appearance Center

The Positive Appearance Center comfort needs related to their disease.

Prostate research

Detecting prostate cancer at the earliest stages with research in molecular oncology.

Chemo resistance research

This leads to the ability to scramble the defective gene and make them drug-sensitive.

Positive attitude towards hope!

Molecular oncology, glyeo-immuno therapy, and experimental therapeutics.