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Monday, May 9, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Breast Cancer Metastasis & Recurrence: Prevention, Detection & Immunotherapies

The JKTG Foundation along with the Wistar Institute, will host a full-day scientific conference with world-renowned clinical and breast cancer research pioneers to discuss new possibilities in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Registration is required for this free event. Register now!

The symposium will be led by Frank J. Rauscher, III, Ph.D., deputy director of Wistar's National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, and feature more than a dozen leading cancer researchers.  Nobel Laureate Carol Greider, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, will present the inaugural Jayne Koskinas Memorial Lecture in Breast Cancer Research on "Telomeres in Cancer and Stem Cell Failure."

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WHAT:  Breast Cancer Metastasis & Recurrence: Prevention, Detection and Immunotherapies 

 

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m.

 

WHERE:  The Wistar Institute, Sarah and Matthew Caplan Auditorium

3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

 

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE: Christopher Benz, M.D., UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buck Institute for Research on Aging; Julia Tchou, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center; Samuel Waxman, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.  See the full speaker list and program here.

 

WHY: Discovering which genes may cause tumor cells to metastasize is critical to further understanding the breast cancer lifecycle and to increasing long-term survival rates.  Bringing together top researchers to share and discuss ideas is one way to accelerate such understanding

3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
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