Breast Cancer Foundation Salutes Lifetime’s Black10/13/2004 3:33 AM Eastern
Lifetime Television CEO Carole Black will receive the “Humanitarian Award” Wednesday from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Black will accept the award “on behalf of Lifetime marking a decade devoted to informing women about important health issues, most particularly breast cancer,” the foundation said in a prepared statement.
New York State first lady Libby Pataki will present the award to Black at the ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, hosted by CBS’ The Early Show anchor Rene Syler.
J. Michael Bishop and Harold Varmus -- who shared the Nobel Prize in 1989 for their landmark research, which has led to a successful search for the genetic origins of cancer -- will receive the “Jill Rose Award” for scientific achievement.