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American Association for Cancer Research to Participate in ABC News' Upcoming Twitter Chat: "Conquering Childhood Cancer"


September 23, 2013

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Leading cancer researcher James Downing, M.D., will be tweeting during the ABC News Twitter chat on Tuesday, Sept. 24, titled "Conquering Childhood Cancer." James Downing, M.D.

Downing is co-chair of the American Association for Cancer Research's special conference on pediatric cancer, and scientific director, deputy director, and executive vice president at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

He will join a panel of medical experts, patients, and others to discuss the evolving world of pediatric cancer research and treatment, as well as advances that help patients fight the disease.

The Twitter chat, moderated by ABC News Medical Editor Richard Besser, M.D., will take place Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. ET.

Follow the conversation on Twitter and join in: #abcDrBchat.

Follow the AACR on Twitter: @AACR.