Once-in-a-lifetime auction supports life-saving cancer research at Mount Sinai Hospital

    TORONTO, June 22 /CNW/ - Exotic trips, priceless experiences and great
luxury items will be featured each week during Mount Sinai Hospital's
first-ever online auction (http://www.mountsinaiauction.com). The month-long
auction begins Monday, June 22, with the funds raised going towards cancer
    The priceless auction items include a Kennedy Space Center Astronaut
Training Experience and a framed U2 autographed guitar. Each week new items
will be added to the auction.
    "This is an entertaining approach to fundraising that will be of great
benefit to the Hospital and its cancer research," says Neil Closner,
Vice-President of Business Development, Mount Sinai Hospital. "There are
hundreds of exciting items to bid on."

    About Mount Sinai Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital is an internationally recognized, 472-bed acute care
academic health sciences centre affiliated with the University of Toronto. It
is known for excellence in the provision of compassionate patient care,
innovative education, and leading-edge research. Mount Sinai's Centres of
Excellence include the Lawrence and Frances Bloomberg Centre for Women's and
Infants' Health; Christopher Sharp Centre for Surgery & Oncology; Acute and
Chronic Medicine; Laboratory Medicine and Infection Control, and the Samuel
Lunenfeld Research Institute. For more information about Mount Sinai Hospital,
please visit us online at www.mountsinai.on.ca

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Melissa McDermott, Media and
Communications Specialist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Tel: (416) 586-4800 ext.
8306, Email: mmcdermott@mtsinai.on.ca

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