MD Anderson's Making Cancer History Seminar heads to New Orleans

Experts to share developments in research advancing mission to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents its Making Cancer History® Seminar, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 25 at the Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St. The educational event is free to the public and focuses on innovative research in lung cancer, breast cancer and melanoma that is advancing MD Anderson's mission to end cancer.

The event is co-hosted by MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors members Lee Barberito, Adrea D. Heebe, Danielle Kavanagh, Denise Monteleone and Martha W. Murphy. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a brief question-and-answer session following presentations by:

Peter WT Pisters, M.D., president of MD Anderson

John Heymach, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, a co-leader of the Lung Cancer Moon Shot™ at MD Anderson and the institution’s primary investigator on the Stand Up to Lung Cancer Dream Team

Anthony Lucci, M.D., professor of Breast Surgical Oncology and Surgical Oncology, is a leader of a breast cancer and melanoma research program that studies micrometastatic cancer cells found in the blood in order to optimize patient outcomes

Doors open at 11 a.m. with a buffet lunch. Seating is limited and advance registration is requested at