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Former AACR President Raymond N. DuBois to Testify Before U.S. House Subcommittee Today

The livestream begins at 10:30 a.m.


Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, FAACR, will discuss the importance of cancer screening during a congressional hearing titled “Enhancing Public Health: Legislation to Protect Children and Families,” held by the Subcommittee on Health of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. His remarks will focus on the strategic importance of cancer screening to help reduce cancer mortality rates and the need for a concerted effort to expand and enhance cancer screening criteria to reduce health disparities. DuBois is a former President of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the AACR journal Cancer Prevention Research, President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the AACR Foundation, Fellow of the AACR Academy, and Director of the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston.

Read his written testimony.


Wednesday, October 20

10:30 a.m. ET


The full list of esteemed witnesses for the hearing includes:

  • Bruce L. Cassis, DDS, MAGD, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Raymond DuBois, MD, PhD, FAACR, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, American Heart Association
  • Ellyn Miller, Smashing Walnuts Foundation
  • Rick Nolan, Former U.S. Representative (MN) 
  • Jenny Radesky, MD, University of Michigan Medical School 
  • Stacey Stewart, March of Dimes


Members of the media are encouraged to attend. View the livestream beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET.