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Publish Date: 03/23/11
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French Delegation Visits UC Cancer Institute

The UC Cancer Institute hosted a group of 30 delegates from the French Ministry of Health and French academic hospitals on campus Wednesday, March 23, 2011.The group was here to learn about the U.S. model for building a cancer center.

Physicians and researchers affiliated with the UC Cancer Institute presented on topics ranging from translational research (phase 1 trials, brain tumor molecular therapeutics) and the impact a unified cancer center can have on fellowship training to the importance of clinician-scientists who cross the divide between "researcher” and "doctor” and the role of advanced practice nurses in patient care. UC presenters also highlighted the Cincinnati Cancer Center, collaborative effort of the UC College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and UC Health University Hospital to develop a world-class comprehensive able to provide innovative multidisciplinary cancer research and highly specialized patient care for children and adults in our region.

The French delegation visited three programs in the United States—the UC Cancer Institute, MD Anderson and the National Cancer Institute. 

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