MD Anderson to present Making Cancer History Seminar in Palm Beach

Experts to focus on latest developments in cancer treatment, research

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center returns to Palm Beach with its Making Cancer History® Seminar, 9-11 a.m. March 18 at The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave. The educational event, designed to update area residents on advances in MD Anderson's mission to end cancer, will feature experts in the areas of immunotherapy, brain cancer and breast cancer.

Admission is $20 per person. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast buffet. Seating is limited and advance registration is requested at

Irwin Cohen of Boynton Beach will provide welcome remarks and introductions. A brief question-and-answer session will follow presentations by:

Michael Curran, Ph.D., associate professor, Immunology, and scientific director of the Oncology Research for Biologics and Immunotherapy Translation (ORBIT) platform

Frederick Lang, M.D., professor and chair, Neurosurgery; director, Brain Tumor Center; principal investigator, Brain Cancer SPORE grant; co-leader of the Glioblastoma Moon Shot™; and recipient of the inaugural Beau Biden Chair for Brain Cancer Research

Jennifer Litton, M.D., associate professor, Breast Medical Oncology, and section chief for Clinical Trials and Drug Development