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Blood Cancers: Progress in Research

Thursday, April 7, 6:30 pm
MD Anderson Cancer Center, 7455 Fannin
Leading Cancer Researchers Describe Advances in the Field


   

An estimated 140,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year with hematologic (blood, bone marrow, or lymph node) cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. 

Once considered a deadly family of cancers, there has been astounding progress both in our understanding of these diseases and in development of new treatment options.  Join a panel of world-renowned researchers from MD Anderson Cancer Center for a fascinating discussion of science and health care.

 

Robert Z. Orlowski, Ph.D., M.D. is Associate Professor and Director, Section of Myeloma, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Dr. Orlowski holds a BA from Columbia University in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and an M.D. from Yale School of Medicine.

Michael J. Keating M.B, B.S. is the Dr.Kenneth B. McCredie Chair of Clinical Leukemia Research and also Chief, Chronic Leukemia Section, at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Dr. Keating holds a MBBS degree from University of Melbourne, and Clinical School at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Australia. 

Frederick B. Hagemeister, M.D. is Internist and Professor of Medicine, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Dr. Hagemeister holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University and M.D. from UT Southwestern Medical School.

 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the latest in cancer research from physicians at the top of their field, including Yale alum Dr. Robert Orlowski.  

 

Date:        Thursday, April 7, 2011

Time:        6:30 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Presentation

Location: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 7455 Fannin Street
                   South Campus Research Building,
First Floor Auditorium
 

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