"Progress and New Hope in the Fight Against Cancer: A Public Forum Highlighting the Latest Discoveries." A Public Forum sponsored by the AACR – the world's leading organization dedicated to the cure and prevention of cancer – provides a unique opportunity for Southern California cancer patients, survivors and their families to learn about emerging cancer research in everyday terms.
10:00am-12:15pm – Hear experts in the oncology field describe the latest progress in cancer detection, treatment and prevention. Survivors will share their personal perspectives about cancer, cancer research and patient advocacy.
12:30pm-2:00pm – Meet prominent cancer scientists during "Ask the Expert" sessions.
12:00pm-2:00pm – Visit exhibits run by local and national organizations to get information about support programs, patient advocacy and survivor networking opportunities.
Meet leaders in cancer research, ask questions and discuss innovative science with the experts.
PANELISTS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW:
James L. Abbruzzese, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, "The Impact of Cancer Research on Patient Care" Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Fla., "Cancer Prevention: What We Know and What We Need to Do" Amy Dilbeck, CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation, Bethesda, Md. Susan Shinagawa, Community Director, Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research & Training, Spring Valley, Calif., "The Personal Perspectives of Cancer Survivors"
Saturday, April 16, 2005
10:00am – 2:00pm
Anaheim Convention Center
777 West Convention Way
TO SPEAK WITH ONE OF THE ABOVE EXPERTS OR SURVIVORS PLEASE CONTACT: Rachel Laitala
(212) 631-0505 x33
*Rachel Laitala and Gail Safian will be on-site April 15-16
Source: Eurekalert & othersLast reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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