2011.7.10 NED Concert Benefitting the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

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 WHAT   Join the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and hundreds of women with ovarian cancer for a unique benefit concert. The alternative rock band N.E.D. (which stands for No Evidence of Disease) is made up of gynecologic oncologists from around the country. By day, they fight gynecologic cancer; by night, they raise awareness of women’s cancers through their original rock music.
 WHERE Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Ave. NWWashington, DC 20001
 WHEN Sunday, July 10, 2011 7:00 PM
 WHY   Approximately 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year, and about 15,000 will die from the disease. This concert benefits the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, a nonprofit organization that advances the interests of women with ovarian cancer. More information about the Alliance is available at http://www.ovariancancer.org
 WHO  The musicians in N.E.D. are all board-certified gynecologic oncologists who have dedicated their careers to fighting women’s cancers. Additional details about the band members are available at http://www.nedtheband.com/band.html 

John Boggess, MD, guitar, vocals. Dr. Boggess is Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Fellowship Program Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Joanie Hope, MD, guitar, vocals. Dr. Hope is a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow at the New York University School of Medicine.

Nimesh Nagarsheth, MD, drums, percussion. Dr. Nagarsheth is on faculty at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey.

William “Rusty” Robinson, MD, bass, harmonica. Dr. Robinson is the Director of Clinical Research at the Harrington Cancer Center in Amarillo, Texas.

John Soper, MD, guitar. John hails from Iowa but now calls North Carolina home. He is the Hendricks Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Will Winter, MD, guitar. Will is an gynecologic oncologist at Northwest Cancer Specialists in Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon.

 COST Concert tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased from the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance at http://www.ovariancancer.org/ned
 CONTACT   For more information, or to cover the event, please contact Amanda Davis at adavis@ovariancancer.org or (202) 331-1332.