Nicole has been a patron of the Sydney Children’s Hospital for 20 years and always makes a point of visiting the children when she is in Australia. In 2007 she held a special screening of her film The Golden Compass for those old enough to see it, and in 2006 she held a special
Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick is one of Australia’s leading specialist medical centres for children. It is known as the Centre of Excellence in childhood cancer in Australia. Accordingly it treats children from Sydney, all over New South Wales, Australia and beyond. It’s expert medical staff in this field performed the first successful bone marrow
Contributions of many kinds – financial gifts, volunteering, and donations of blood and platelets – all play an important role in supporting the mission of the Stanford Women’s Cancer Center to provide patients with the best possible care by combining the finest medical skills with compassion and the pursuit of new scientific knowledge.
2nd grade teacher and Breast Cancer survivor, Anita Laughlin talks about her experience and unique treatment, and how Stanford helped her beat the cancer and allowed for quick recovery. What are some of your empowering stories of people you know who have beat cancer?
The Women’s Cancer Program at Stanford works towards improving survival and cure rates for breast and gynecologic cancers through an array of innovative research and clinical programs. I began working with Stanford Women’s Cancer Center, and became aware of the incredible work they do, after the 2009 Under One Umbrella benefit event. I know firsthand