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October 08, 1965 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-10-08

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RI OHS FOR PILOT MEDICAL CENTER TO BENEFIT RESEARCH AND HOSPITAL

DETROIT BUSINESSMEN'S GROUP CITY OF HOPE
DINNER EVENT AT SHERATON-CADILLAC NOV. 20

GALA SATURDAY EVENING CHAMPAGNE DINNER DANCE FEATURES
PROGRAM OF HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITES AND GRAND SHOW
DETROITERS HAILED FOR HUMANITARIAN CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRESS
AT CITY OF HOPE'S FREE, NON SECTARIAN NATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Calling upon the great Detroit community to continue their
vigorous support to City of Hope which has already developed BUSINESSMEN ENDORSE
substantial evidence to help combat catastrophic diseases,
Morris Sukenic, president of the Detroit Businessmen's NEW HORIZONS PLAN
Group, City of Hope, launched the 1965 campaign appointing
Bold, dynamic endeavor will lay
Jack Beckwith and Max Sosin, prominent Detroit businessmen a foundation for expansion of the
to the chairmanship of the annual festival Dinner Dance. As-
medical, scientific programs of the
sisting the chairmen are Max Spoon and Saul Katz.

City of Hope which will indelibly
place its mark on posterity.
Achievements are hailed by lead-
ers across the United States in-
cluding: GOVERNOR GEORGE
ROMNEY, CHIEF JUSTICE EARL
Representing the entire Detroit community who have enobled WARREN, SENATOR JACOB DA-
VITS and SENATOR EVERETT
NEWEST CANCER WEAPON is City of Hope's high-oxygen pressure themselves through this humanitarian association, the Detroit DIRKSEN.
Businessmen's
Group
received
great
honor
at
the
recent
Bien-
(HOP) chamber, housing patient in "super-atmosphere" of pure oxygen
Benefitting immediately from
at three times normal pressure during radiation treatment.
nial Convention held in Los Angeles.
this greater effort will be the
highly successful Children's Wing
and Parent Participation program
where the lifespan of Lukemic
Capable Support
Recognized, Rsepected
children has been extended five
years and more. All funds re-
ceived for patient care enable
City of Hope Hospital to continue
as a Free, national, non-sectarian
medical center.
Members of the Detroit Busi-
Kenneth Keating, f o r m e r l y nessmen's Group who will actively
United States Senator from New engage in the
Outstanding among scientific York, has accepted a key New current City of
and medical teams, include Eug-
Horizons Program assignment to Hope drive in-
clude: Honorary
PLANNING DETROIT BUSINESSMEN'S 1965 CAMPAIGN: Max Sosin, ene Roberts, directing department
Eugene Epstein, Sid Schwartz, Morris Sukenic, president, Harry Gold- of Biochemistry and Dr. Robert work with major national founda- President: Na-
berg, Iry Herman, Maurice Marrich (seated), Mrs. Best Bassin, secre- Rosen, head of Pediatricts at the tions to support the outstanding than R. Epstein;
National Medical Center. Locally medical and scientific research at President: Mor-
tary, Charles Canvasser and George Gray.
representing City of Hope are Dr. the City of Hope National Medical ris Sukenic; Na-
Bing, chairman of the National
tional Vice Pre-
Medical Advisory Board and now Center.
sident: Ben Gold-
teaching at Wayne State Univer-
berg; Executive
sity, also Dr. Louis Jaffe, Detroit
"There is no such thing
Vice President:
JACK
City of Hope consultant.
Harry J. Gold- BECKWITH
as an incurable disease."
berg; Vice Presi-
dents: Max Spoon, Saul Katz, Har-
Sam was a widower, who had
ry Brodsky and
City of Hope research reports
MESSAGE FOR DETROITERS
just put every penny he had
Charles Canvas-
into a modest business . . .
—each an original contribution to
s e r; Executive
Then, suddenly, dis aster
medical and scientific progress—
Secretary: Eug-
struck—some unaccustomed
ene Epste in;
now exceed 550—a mark reached
aches and pains, visits to the
Treasurer: Maur-
doctor, tests, and the dread-
and passed during the recent bi-
ice Marrich; Cor-
ed diagnosis—cancer. At the
ennium.
responding Sec-
City of Hope, Sam awaited
This was but one highlight of a
the day of his surgery un-
retary: Max So-
During my visit recently to the great non-sectarian medical
easily. He had scarcely been
sin; Membership
two-year period of accomplishment
center, I was privileged to meet and talk with doctors and
sick a day in his life, never
Secretary: Wil-
without
parallel
in
City
of
Hope
scientists
from
many
states
and
undergone surgery — now
liam Benderoff;
MAX
history. A review of other Pilot
nations. From this wonderful medi-
the prospect filled him with
Public Relations:
SOSIN
secret fears and foreboding.
Medical Center advances follows:
cal center emerge significant and
Iry Herman;
. . . It was no accident that
practical findings which are carried
BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Chair-
• A dramatic new cardiac pace-
Sam's roommate was a spry
man: Harold Koz-
away by these dedicated people to
little gentleman about ten
maker which will maintain the
1 off. Jack Beck-
years older than Sam. His
failing heart-beat of some heart
the hospitals and institutions of
with, Samuel
surgery had been performed
patients for as long as 30 years is
our great nation to bring renewed
B elkin, Tom Bor-
a week earlier, and he was
nearing reality at the City of
almost "bouncing" around
hope and relief to countless pa-
man, Harry Co-
Hope.
the room with astonishing
h en, Norman
tients. Truly, there is no such
• Installation of a mobile high-
energy. Added to the friend-
C ottler, Moe Eg-
thing
as
an
incurable
disease,
there
pressure oxygen chamber to en-
ly encouragement of doctors,
r in, Jack Ep-
nurses and other staff mem-
hance radiation treatment for
are only diseases for which no
tein, Marvin
bers, the example of his
cancer.
cure has been found. We humbly
F ox, Harry Gold,
cheery roommate work e d
• Start of construction on a
B en Gould, Ir-
pursue this great cause with you
wonders for Sam's peace of
Morris Sukenic
new Biology Research Complex.
vin Green, Bob
mind . . . He withstood his
to help crush the catastrophic on-
HARRY
President, Detroit
• Discovery of a new test for
all, Ben Jacob, GOLDBERG
surgery well, rec overed
slaughts of major disease.
Businessmen
rapidly, and went home to
galactosemia, hereditary disease
r a Kaufman,
pick up the threads of his
B ernard Kozloff, Alex Kushner,
that snuffs out children's lives.
normal life. For Sam had
Joseph Lee, Max
not been forced to pauperize
Rosenfeld, Na-
himself in order to meet the
than P. Rossen,
costs of medical care. In
Julie R. Sandler,
keeping with the humani-
Sid Schwartz,
tarian philosophy of the City
of Hope, the healing of the
David L. Sky,
Inaugurated in 1954, this pro-
body was not performed at
Ronald Sloan,
'gram invites the "medicine" of
the cost of a broken spirit.
.Max Sosin,
parental love in addition to the
George Spoon,
Won't You Join Us In This
Jack Stein, Allen
new techniques being developed
Great and Gratifying Work?
Walker, Alvin
in arresting lukemia in children. Open heart surgery, a perfected operation less than a half
Wasserman,
Mor-
HARRY
dozen
years
old,
is
now
a
common
daily
practice
at
the
City
You Can!
City of Hope Hospital staff en-
ris
Werney,
and
BRODSKY
courages and welcomes parents to of Hope Medical Center located in Duarte, California.
Businessmen are invited to
Albert Winnick.
write to:
take part in care for their children
Se cretary to the Detroit Business-
m en's Group: Mrs. Bert Bassin.
Hundreds
of
lives
throughout
the
country
are
being
extended
right
an
the
hospital
grounds.
Des-
Detroit
pite the crushing blow of the each year through this skillful surgery.
Businessmen's Group
disease, parents help children to
"Human Dignity
City of Hope
live life as whole human beings. Open heart surgery was achieved through the introduction
is man's most
This program has received recog-
5337 Vermont
cherished possession"
of a heart and lung machine capable of taking over the func-
nition
nationally
and
is
being
Detroit, Michigan
developed for hospitals every- tions of the heart while corrective measures were applied
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
where.
to the heart or arteries.

The dramatic and challenging New Horizons program will
help to expand the hospital structures as well as to remodel
existing buildings which annually welcome, free of any—cost,
patients stricken with cancer, heart diseases and other major
diseases, Mr. Sukenic said.

Renowned Defroif Doctors Prominent Sfafesman
and Scientists Associated Joins City of Hope
with City of Hope

A Humanitarian
Philosophy Pays Off

More Than 550
Research Reports
Spark Advances

City of Hope National Medical Center
Considered Hospital's Hospital

•••
•••
•••

PARENT PARTICIPATION
PROGRAM OUTSTANDING

Daily Open Heart Surgery Hailed
Great Step in Medical Progress

Friday, October 8, 1965-5

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