NYU Cancer Institute Gala 2009
Robert I. Grossman, MD, dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center and William L. Carroll, director of the NYU Cancer Institute, hosted the NYU Cancer Institute Autumn Ball on Monday, October 19, 2009, at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan. More than 430 people attended this year's Gala,co-chaired by Sandra Meyer and Roberta Greenberg, board members of the Cancer Institute.
The event honored Herbert Lepor, M.D., the Martin Spatz Chairman of the Department of Urology at the Cancer Institute, for his superb research and patient care involving prostate cancer. Funds raised will support the Cancer Institute's humanitarian agenda: to give cancer patients access to comprehensive care, removing socioeconomic barriers, and to ultimately eradicate cancer in every community.