MD Anderson Making Cancer History® Seminar in Austin rescheduled for June 16
Experts to reveal latest knowledge in personalized therapy and cancer prevention at second annual, free lunch event
MD Anderson News Release 05/19/2015
Renowned oncologists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center return to Austin June 16 for the institution’s well-known Making Cancer History® educational seminar, which was rescheduled from March due to inclement weather. Doctors will discuss innovations in personalized cancer therapies, share vital cancer prevention tips and update attendees on breakthroughs made possible by the Moon Shots Program, MD Anderson’s unprecedented effort to rapidly reduce cancer deaths and transform care.
The seminar will take place at the Hilton Austin, 500 E. 4th St. Doors open at 11 a.m. with a lunch buffet.
Presentations start at 11:30 featuring:
- Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., chair, Systems Biology, professor, Medicine and Immunology, co-director of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy and co-leader of the Breast and Ovarian Cancers Moon Shot
- Therese Bevers, M.D., professor, Clinical Cancer Prevention, and medical director, Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center
- Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., professor, General Oncology and Behavioral Science
The one-and-a-half-hour seminar will include a question-and-answer session following the presentations.
Since 1944, more than 1 million patients have registered at MD Anderson. From Austin, more than 19,000 people have sought diagnostic treatment or prevention services, including more than 1,000 new patients in the past year.
Lunch and admission to the seminar are free to the public, with limited seating available. Registration is requested. To register, guests may call 866-262-9029 and press 9 to leave a message, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.