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Tapas Das Gupta, MD Virtual Cancer Research Symposium 2020
October 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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.
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.
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
Patient Advocate – Breast Cancer Survivor
UI Cancer Center Patient Brigade
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University
“Cancer Equity: How Far Have We Come?”
Vice Chair of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University – Breast Cancer
“Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment, and Outcomes: A Persistent Crisis in Need of Action”
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