“Backyard Concert” Nets Magical Moments and Millions for TCA
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 20, 2018) – Last Friday, on a balmy Southern California evening, a private home in the Pacific Palisades area of Santa Monica was the setting for rock n’ roll history and millions raised for UCLA Health and Teen Cancer America (TCA), the national non-profit founded by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who.
About Teen Cancer America
Every hour another 13 – 25 year old is diagnosed with cancer in America. Teen Cancer America transforms the lives for this under-served patient population by working with our country’s leading cancer treatment and research centers. They create specialized clinical care programs, offer therapeutic experiences and provide access to individualized support and resources. This completely unique organization works with the leading healthcare institutions to build state-of-the-art Teen and Young Adult “Social Zones” for both in-patient and out-patient treatment settings. The work of Teen Cancer America has impacted over 5,000 young people and their families nationwide during the last six years.
About UCLA Health
UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA redefine standards of excellence in health care. Consistently ranked among the best in the nation, UCLA Health is on the cutting edge of biomedical research, and their doctors and scientists do pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery, comprehensive cancer treatment, autism and a multitude of other physical and neuropsychiatric conditions and diseases. Support of this event will provide funding for a number of UCLA Health high-touch patient programs and support services specific to cancer treatment and autism.
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