organization: CARLEY J. RUTLEDGE SARCOMA FOUNDATION 2ND ANNUAL GOING FOR GOLD LUNCHEON

date: October 11

address: 1501 Western Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Potential breakthrough cancer treatments will be highlighted at the second annual Carley J. Rutledge Sarcoma Foundation's Going for Gold Luncheon, taking place on Thursday, October 11 at Rivercrest Country Club, located at 1501 Western Avenue in Fort Worth, Texas.  Tickets and tables to this event are available at the foundations website: www.goldribboncure.org

This year's luncheon features a keynote address by Dr. John Nemunaitis, M.D., Oncologist and Executive Medical Director of the Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers.  The topic of his address will be “Custom-Designed Cancer Therapy: As Unique As Your DNA. The discussion will feature information about cutting edge cancer treatment, like the FANG vaccine which currently includes adult cancers, the newly added Ewing Sarcoma and AYA cancer.   The luncheon will also provide information to participants about AYA cancers as well as information about other organizations participating in AYA programs and services in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

About the Carley J. Rutledge Sarcoma Foundation:

Founded in honor of Carley Rutledge, 18, a Ewing's Sarcoma survivor, the Carley J. Rutledge foundation raises awareness for adolescent/young adult (AYA) cancers, the least represented of all forms of cancer research.  Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the foundation focuses its efforts in bringing awareness to this disease as well as raising funds for research, early detection and emotional support.  For more information regarding the foundation and AYA cancers, visit their website www.goldribboncure.org.