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Lung Cancer Symposium

Published May 2004

The UC Division of Hematology/Oncology will present the Fourth Annual Lung Cancer Symposium June 19 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kingsgate Conference Center.

Abdul Jazieh MD, MPH, interim director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the UC Medical Center, chairs a committee of 15 members who participated in securing national speakers for the symposium.

Symposium faculty will discuss the most up-to-date methods for diagnosing lung cancer, describe appropriate treatments for lung cancer patients, discuss current therapies for lung cancer, and identify the progress being made through highlights from the 2004 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.

National speakers include: Alex Adjei, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.; Patricia Rivera, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Andrew Turrisi, MD, Wayne State University, Karmonos Cancer Institute; David Ettinger, MD, The Sidney Kimmell Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; and Alan Sandler, MD, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

There is no registration fee for the symposium. However, seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call Nancy Crossen at 584-0223 or e-mail at crossen@uc.edu. Online registration: http://ucimedweb.uc.edu/lungsymposium.


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