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Tapas Das Gupta, MD Virtual Cancer Research Symposium 2020

October 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

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The Unequal Burden of Cancer:
Have We Made Progress in the Two Decades Since the Institute of Medicine’s Report?

The University of Illinois Cancer Center invites students, researchers and healthcare providers in cancer-related fields to join us for a day of informative virtual presentations.

Register here

Zoom registration is requested. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting as well as the option to add it to your calendar.

Program Includes:

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Opening remarks

Jan Kitajewski, PhD
Enrico Benedetti, MD
Tapas Das Gupta, MD
Robert Barish, MD, MBA

9:30 a.m. – John Stewart, IV, MD, MBA

Introduction of Symposium Presentations

9:35 a.m.

Rosemarie Rogers close up with face in focus.

Rosemarie Rogers

Patient Advocate – Breast Cancer Survivor

UI Cancer Center Patient Brigade

9:50 a.m.

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Karen Marie Winkfield, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University

“Cancer Equity: How Far Have We Come?”

10:30 a.m.

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Alliric I. Willis, MD, FACS

Vice Chair of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University – Breast Cancer

“Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment, and Outcomes: A Persistent Crisis in Need of Action”

11:10 a.m.

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Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH

Chair of Surgery, Boston University – Pancreatic Cancer

“From Health Disparities to Cancer Equity: The View From Boston”

11:50 a.m. Panel discussion

Moderator: John Stewart, IV, MD, MBA

Speakers will offer collective insight and answer questions from attendees

12:30 p.m. Jan Kitajewski, PhD

Closing remarks


October 14, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
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