MD Anderson experts to share latest in cancer treatment, research
Educational seminar to focus on advances in Making Cancer History
MD Anderson News Release January 09, 2018
Leaders of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will head to Palm Beach Jan. 22 to present innovations in cancer research, treatment and prevention. The Making Cancer History® seminar will be held 9-11 a.m. at The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast buffet.
The seminar is open to the public. Guests will have the opportunity to meet MD Anderson’s new president; learn about the latest advances in immunotherapy treatment and research; and gain insight in the fight to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers. Speakers include:
- Peter Pisters, M.D., president, MD Anderson
- Patrick Hwu, M.D., co-director, Center for Cancer Immunology Research
- Erich Sturgis, M.D., professor, Head and Neck Surgery
A brief question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.
More than 1.3 million people have sought care at MD Anderson since 1944, including more than 30,000 Floridians. Nearly 9,000 of those patients have come from Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Admission is $20 per person. Seating is limited and advance registration is requested. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-262-9029 and press 5 to leave a message.
Making Cancer History® Seminars
MD Anderson’s signature educational seminar series began in Aspen, Colorado in 1999. Since then, MD Anderson has hosted the seminar in various cities across the country, including West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Raleigh, Atlanta, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Santa Fe, Austin, Midland and San Antonio.