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Friars Charitable Foundation Honors Its 100-Year-Old Chairman With Tower Cancer Research Foundation Gift

The Friars Charitable Foundation honored its chairman, Beverly Hills’ attorney Sidney J. Gittler (second from left) by presenting a grant to the Tower Cancer Research Foundation. He is joined by son Jeffrey Gittler (left); Marilyn Stambler, president of the Friars Charitable Foundation; and Dr. Barry Rosenbloom of the Tower Cancer Research Foundation.

Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 – 1:13 PM

Sidney J. Gittler, chairman of the Friars Charitable Foundation turned 100 years old on Saturday, and the foundation is honoring the occasion with a $10,000 grant to Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Power of Precision” campaign.

Gittler, himself a cancer survivor, and his family, hope that this donation will help to accelerate the pace of cancer research in molecular genetics, promoting the translation of the scientific advances into new life-saving therapies for patients.

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