WHO: The first U.S. woman figure skater to win Olympic Gold (1956) (she
won a silver medal in 1952), Dr. Tenley Albright, physician,
researcher and cancer surgeon, five times national figure skating
champion and twice world champion, elected to the Olympic Hall of
Fame in 1988, will be available for interviews.
WHAT: The "Brunch of Champions" held prior to the "Exhibition of
Champions" will benefit the establishment of the Research
Institute for Cancer Prevention of Fox Chase Cancer Center. The
"Brunch of Champions" is being hosted by Dr. Albright.
WHEN: Sunday, January 11, between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and between 5
and 6:30 p.m., following the "Exhibition of Champions." Brunch
begins at 11:30 a.m.
-- Saturday, January 10, interviews at the CoreStates Center can
be arranged by request.
WHERE: CoreStates Center's Victors Club and adjacent prime seating in
WHY: Fox Chase Cancer Center, local sponsor of the "Exhibition of
Champions," has embarked on a capital campaign to raise
$38 million for the construction of the Research Institute for
Cancer Prevention, which will open in January 2000. Corporate
sponsors for this event are The West Company, Crown Cork & Seal,
C.R. Bard, Inc. and HMA Health Plan, who are among the Center's
"Partners in Prevention."
COVERAGE AND INTERVIEWS WITH DR. ALBRIGHT ARE ENCOURAGED.
CONTACT: Sandra C. Sbar of Fox Chase Cancer Center, 215-728-4772.
SOURCE Fox Chase Cancer Center