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From Bench to Bedside – Lung Cancer Treatments

Date & Time

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
5:30pm to 6:00pm

Location

Online

Registration Information

RSVP to Felice.Kelem@Lung.org no later than noon on June 8 to submit questions and receive meeting link. For additional questions call 610-235-2513.

A Virtual Education Event For Patients, Caregivers, Health Professionals

Lung cancer research can help develop better treatments, identify how cancer cells becomes resistant to treatment, help increase survival and provide an improved quality of life for patients. Research can also help us identify who is at increased risk for cancer and provide a better and longer future for those diagnosed with lung cancer.  No two lung cancers are the same, and treatment options are based on what type of cancer you have, your stage of the disease and your lung cancer treatment goals. The American Lung Association and Fox Chase Cancer Center are pleased to offer this webinar on June 9, 2020 from 5:30 -6:00pm.

You are invited to learn more about transformative lung cancer scientific research and how it is impacting future care and treatments for patients.  Hear from Johnathan Whetstine, PhD, Professor, Program Leader, Cancer Epigenetics Program, Jack Schultz Chair in Basic Science and LUNG FORCE Funded Researcher;  Margie L. Clapper, PhD, Deputy Scientific Director, Professor and Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, and Dr. Hossein Borghaei, Chief, Division of Thoracic Medical Oncology, Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Co-Director, Immune Monitoring Facility, and American Lung Association Lung Cancer Medical Advisory Panel.

  1. Johnathan Whetstine, PhDJohnathan Whetstine, PhD
  2. Margie Clapper, PhDMargie Clapper, PhD
  3. Hossein Borghaei, DO, MSHossein Borghaei, DO, MS

LUNG FORCE Walk Team

This year, the Fox Chase Cancer Center has put together a LUNG FORCE Walk team to support and honor those patients who have lung cancer.  If you would like to join the Fox Chase Cancer Center LUNG FORCE Walk team go to: http://action.lung.org/goto/foxchase20

      

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