The Ninth Annual “Learning, Loving & Living with Cancer” Luncheon

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Sponsored By
Edgar Hernandez, M.D. & Wells Fargo

On Thursday, October 26, KPHO news anchor Christina Wofford served as Mistress of Ceremonies for the Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona’s ninth annual “Learning, Loving and Living with Cancer” awards luncheon, held at Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Chandler.

DCFA’s Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Edgar Hernandez shared his knowledge about cancer and current trends in the treatment of various kinds of cancers.

Read the Press Release

2006 Luncheon Committee

Jana Greene, Co-Chair       Patti Bruno, Co-Chair

Jane Breitenfeld
Mary Ellen Crane
Christine Farrel
Selma Halleck
Genevieve Loew
Sharon Pittard
Carole Weishaar
Paula Wirth

Signature Sponsors
Edgar Hernandez, MD
Wells Fargo
Steena Murray
Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

Thank you Health Partners
About Care, Inc.
American Cancer Society
Banner Desert Medical Center
East Valley Regional Cancer Center
Fittings by Nickie
Gee Wigz
Hospice of the Valley
McCleve Orthotics & Prosthetics
Salon Va Bella & Day Spa
The Wellness Community
Tina’s Treasurers
Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center
What Women Want Swimwear

Special Thanks
Jane Rakhman, Rakhman Jewelers, Linda Rainford Rose Award
Tom Eglin Photographic Productions, Photography
Jana Greene, B&B Florist & Design, Centerpieces
Christine & Toby Farrel, Cactus Awards
Tom McCay, Music

Door Prizes
Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
Jane Rakhman, Rakhman Jewelers
Francisco Grande Golf Resort
Arizona Mesquite Company
Lynn Fisher, Santa Raffle
Mary Johnson-Paraiso
Jill John-Paraiso
Sharon Pittard
Patti Bruno


Photo: Dr. Edgar Hernandez, DCFA’s Chief Medical Advisor


Photo: Christina Wofford, Mistress of Ceremonies


Photo: Sheila Brooks — spoke as a cancer survivor.


Photo: Kitty Wiemelt — A motivational speaker


Photo: Bob Caccamo — spoke as a family member of a cancer survivor.