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The Chemotherapy Foundation Honors Jersey Boys Tony® & Grammy Award® Winner Christian Hoff

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The 2022 Inspire NYC Award was given to Broadway star and cancer care advocate Christian Hoff

NEW YORK - EntSun -- NEW YORK, NY. Now in its 54th year, The Chemotherapy Foundation, a not-for-profit organization providing innovative cancer research projects with critical seed funding since 1968, held its 2022 Innovation Gala, Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Guastavino's, located at 409 East 59th St., New York, NY. The 2022 Innovation Gala celebrated New York City's Cancer Caregivers & Lifesavers and Innovators in Cancer Research.

TONY® and GRAMMY Award®-Winning entertainer and cancer care advocate Christian Hoff received this year's Inspire NYC Award for his cancer care advocacy and commitment to research for a cure. Recent honorees include celebrities Kevin Bozeman, Pierce Brosnan and Martin Short. Christian and his wife, Melissa Hoff (a cancer survivor herself), filled Guastavino's grand hall with songs that resonated with the evening's message of hope and care.

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"The human side of cancer research is a huge part of how we battle it, reflected Chemotherapy Foundation Executive Director Paola Muggia. "Our 2022 Inspire NYC Award Honoree, Christian Hoff, who was joined by his wife Melissa Hoff reminded me of this by sharing their present cancer story and musical gifts, making this year's Gala profoundly meaningful."

This year's Celebrity Guests and Honorees included:
  • Christian Hoff - Inspire NYC Award, Entertainment Cancer Care Advocate, TONY® and GRAMMY AWARD®-Winning Entertainer
  • Robert A. Winn, M.D. - Public Health & Service Award - Director, Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center
  • Silvia C. Formenti, M.D. - Ezra Greenspan Award Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine
Visit chemotherapyfoundation.org or call 212-213-9292 to learn more.

ABOUT CHRISTIAN HOFF Christian Hoff, is a multi-talented entertainer and producer, known for his TONY Award®️-Winning performance in Jersey Boys and life-spanning career in the arts. He is the host of the weekly radio show Jazz 'n TÖST on WEQX 102.7, and he is a founding member of the Broadway vocal group The Midtown Men. Christian's work as an entertainer, keynote speaker, host, and auctioneer cross over into business development roles for companies like Purewrist, Digi-Me, and Entribe. Christian produces entertainment for national events such as the Napa V Foundation Wine Celebration, Sonoma Epicurean, Virginia Vine, as well as the ESPN Muhammad Ali's Sports Humanitarian Awards, Robin Roberts' Survivorship, and Dick Vitale Pediatric Cancer Campaigns. Christian is a proud member of The Recording Academy and a GRAMMY® voter. Christian Hoff's daughter, Ella, first diagnosed with Leukemia in 2015, has relapsed and is currently undergoing treatment. Through his family's ongoing cancer journey, he aims to expedite an end to cancer by raising funds and awareness for leading cancer organizations like The Chemotherapy Foundation. christianhoff.com

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Source: The Chemotherapy Foundation
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