Making Cancer History® in Sarasota
Nation’s No. 1 cancer center to share latest in cancer prevention and research at March 5 seminar
MD Anderson News Release February 18, 2016
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center returns to Sarasota, Fla. March 5 for its signature Making Cancer History® Seminar. Renowned physicians will share the latest in cancer prevention and research, including breakthroughs made possible by the Moon Shots Program, MD Anderson’s unprecedented effort to rapidly reduce cancer deaths and transform care.
The seminar will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, and will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast buffet.
Presentations start at 9 a.m., featuring:
- Ernest Hawk, M.D., vice president, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences; co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Platform, Moon Shots Program
- Erich Sturgis, M.D., professor, Head and Neck Surgery; co-leader, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – related cancers Moon Shot
- Michael Davies, M.D., associate professor, Melanoma Medical Oncology; co-leader, Melanoma Moon Shot
A brief question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.
Since opening in March 1944, more than 1 million people have sought treatment at MD Anderson, including more than 27,000 Floridians. In 2015, more than 1,400 new patients from Florida came to MD Anderson for diagnostic, treatment or prevention services.
Admission to the seminar, including breakfast, is $20 per person. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-262-9029 and press 2 to leave a message.