Giuliana and Bill Rancic
“We are thrilled to be part of the 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting! After facing some very tough decisions during Giuliana's breast cancer diagnosis, we're excited to share our story that shows the real impact a laboratory team can have on individual patients.”
A powerful celebrity couple,Giuliana and Bill Rancic have high-profile jobs in the public domain. Giuliana is an entertainment journalist, author, and television personality, while Bill is an entrepreneur, talk show host, and real estate developer. Bill was the first reality contestant hired by Donald Trump on "The Apprentice" and successfully took charge of the construction for Trump Tower in Chicago. The couple has a hit reality show, "Giuliana & Bill," on the Style Network, produced by You & I Productions, their jointly owned company to produce reality and scripted programming for television.
Recently, Giuliana announced that she had been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and in December 2011 underwent a double mastectomy. The couple has publicly discussed her diagnosis and treatment to encourage all women to be proactive about their breast health.
Giuliana serves on the Board of Directors for the National Italian American Foundation and as a member of American Women in Radio and Television. Her charitable work includes Operation Smile, Dress for Success, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago, and the Children's Miracle Networks. Bill co-hosts the news program America Now with Leeza Gibbons.