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Dr. Tapas Das Gupta Cancer Research Symposium 2022

October 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT

Cancer Health Disparities: From Mechanisms to Outcomes

Featured Speakers:

David J. Bentrem, MD
Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Medical Social Sciences
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Improving Outcomes After Major Cancer Surgery in the Veteran’s Health Administration

Ronda S. Henry-Tillman, MD, FACS
Surgical Oncologist, Breast Oncology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

From Health Policy to Action: Population-Based Cancer Screening

Julie Krause
The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Jacquelyn S. Turner, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Vice Chair of Surgical Education, Professor of Surgery
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Tulane University School of Medicine

Achieving Health Equity with Modern Treatment for Rectal Cancer


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The Das Gupta Symposium honors the lifetime achievements of the inaugural director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, Dr. Tapas K. Das Gupta.

Dr. Das Gupta, a renowned surgical oncologist and prolific researcher who has since retired, was the founding Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology at UI Health. Throughout his storied career, Dr. Das Gupta served as President of the Chicago Surgical Society and is a past recipient of the University of Illinois Distinguished Faculty Award, as well as a University Scholar. He consistently received funding from federal agencies and industry organizations and is the author of 275 papers and co-editor of two books.


October 7, 2022
11:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT
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