Progress And Promise Against Cancer

A Biden Cancer Community Summit in Philadelphia Featuring Dr. Jill Biden

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Communities across the nation are gathering to talk about cancer.

Be part of the conversation.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Philadelphia's NPR and PBS station, WHYY, invite you to attend the region's largest Biden Cancer Community Summit with special guest Dr. Jill Biden. Dr. Biden will be joined by some of the greatest minds in cancer research from all of Philadelphia's NCI-designated cancer centers. The program will culminate with a livestream of former Vice President Joe Biden from the national Summit. Join the conversation, and explore how cancer treatment is progressing. Learn about the latest advances in cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship, and hear from patient advocates who will share their cancer experiences.

Friday, September 21
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Reception to follow
Registration is complimentary

WHYY Studios
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Program Details Forthcoming

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The Program

Welcome Remarks

Bill Marrazzo Margaret Foti

Seeing Treatment Advances in Real Life

Maiken Scott Tori Lee Stephan Grupp

Fireside Chat: From Basic Science to FDA Approval

Maiken Scott Robert Vonderheide Dario Altieri

Patient Advocate Perspective: Finding Your Voice

Frankle Darrell

Fireside Chat: Minimizing Your Risk of Cancer

Taunya English Mary Daly Ana Maria Lopez

Patient Advocate Perspective: Life Beyond Cancer

Sarah Happy

Fireside Chat: The Future of Cancer Research

Shirley Min Edith Mitchell

Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden

Jill Biden

Livestream featuring Vice President Joe Biden

Concluding remarks, followed by reception.

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