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Karen E. Knudsen: Basket Ball Gala and the impact of our Coaches vs. Cancer program tremendously
Apr 18, 2024, 19:42

Karen E. Knudsen: Basket Ball Gala and the impact of our Coaches vs. Cancer program tremendously

Karen E. Knudsen shared a post by  on LinkedIn:

“It was an honor to attend this year’s BasketBall Gala honoring legendary coaches and ACS supporters Fran and Ree Dunphy and Phil and Judy Martelli.

Over the years, they have been incredible ACS ambassadors and helped expand the impact of our Coaches vs. Cancer program tremendously.”

“The 20th Anniversary Coaches Vs. Cancer BasketBall Gala honoring Phil and Judy Martelli and Fran and Ree Dunphy was held this past weekend in Philadelphia. The event brought together business, healthcare, and philanthropic leaders for a night meant to celebrate our honorees while raising money to support the work of the American Cancer Society.”

Proceed the video attached to the post.
Source: Karen E. Knudsen/LinkedIn and

Karen E. Knudsen is the CEO of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Prior to joining ACS, Dr. Knudsen served as executive vice president of Oncology Services and enterprise director for Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health. She also served as president for the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI), representing the 102 leading cancer centers in North America, and on the board of directors of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Dr. Knudsen currently holds leadership roles with some of the most important cancer entities in the United States. She serves on the board of advisors for the National Cancer Institute and on 12 external advisory boards for NCI-designated cancer centers. She is an active member of several committees with the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in addition to serving on other academic and for-profit advisory boards.


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