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Health Happenings—Alternative Therapies, Nutrition Focus of Cancer Convention, And More….

Peter Starr will speak at the Cancer Control Society's Cancer Convention.

Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015 – 4:13 PM

Alternative Therapies And More At Labor Day Weekend Cancer Convention

Local producer Peter Starr will give an update on “Options For Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery, Drugs or Radiation” at the 43rd annual Cancer Convention, over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-7 at the Sheraton Universal, 333 Universal Hollywood Dr.

Open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, the event will feature the latest breakthrough information toward the prevention and control of cancer through nutrition, tests and non-toxic alternative therapies including laetrile, gerson, hoxsey, poly-MVA, phytochemicals and immunotherapy. Also chalation, DMSO, oxygen, herbal, cellular and electro-magnetic immunotherapy.

 Sponsored by the Cancer Control Society (CCS), an educational non-profit, the three-day event will feature more than 40 speakers, including Starr, in the fields of nutrition and holistic medicine.

Additional speakers and topics include: Lorraine Day, M.D., “You Can Reverse Your Cancer, Just Like I Did:” Ben Johnson, M.D., “Thermography & Ultrasound—Breast Cancer Detection and Actress Diane Ladd, “Spiraling Through the School of Life.”

Among the five movies to be screened are What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Cancer, narrated by Eddie Albert, and Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan Kettering.

Fiesta To Benefit Farah Fawcett Foundation

The inaugural Tex-Mex Fiesta benefiting the Farrah Fawcett Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer will be Sept. 9 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

The evening will honor actress Jaclyn Smith, one of the late Farrah Fawcett’s Charlie’s Angels’ cohorts along with Renata Helfman and Kris Levine of Lipstick Angels, and Advaxis Medical.

Wallis Annenberg and Dr. Lawrence Piro will co-chair the event which will include an awards presentation, dinner and entertainment.

Tickets are priced from $500. For information, call 323-904-4400 or email:

Ann-Margaret To Receive Disabled Veterans Business Alliance’s Patriotism Award

Entertainment icon Ann-Margret will be honored by the Disabled Veteran Business Alliance (DVBA) during its Salute to Veterans Day Breakfast at 8:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 13 at the Beverly Hilton.

She will receive the DVBA’s Charles Durning Patriotism Award. A World War II U.S. Army veteran who participated in the Normandy Invasion, Durning became one of the best-known character actors in Hollywood and, like Ann-Margret, lent his star power to recognize and honor veterans.

Ann-Margret embarked on her first USO tour in 1960 to entertain troops over Christmas break with a few college classmates. Soon after her professional career took off, she received a petition signed by more than 3,000 troops stationed in Vietnam asking the her to travel overseas to perform for them in 1966.

She became known for stopping at dangerous checkpoints to meet and greet “all the troops.” In 2003, the USO honored her with its Spirit of Hope Award. In 2014, she was honored in New York by the Wounded Warriors.

The DVBA provides resources to, and works side-by-side disabled veterans to help them establish and sustainable businesses. Its mission is to help all service-disabled veterans who want to achieve financial rehabilitation through entrepreneurship and to support legislation promoting that goal.

For event sponsorship and ticket information, visit or call 916-928-0900.




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