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Chasing Cancer Summit

  • Event Summary

    On September 18, 2017, The Washington Post will bring together scientists, doctors, health-care innovators, patients and policymakers for Chasing Cancer, a two-hour summit where experts will discuss the latest advances in cancer detection and treatment. They will examine how the U.S. health-care system is being shaped by a disease that touches the lives of millions, and provide new insights on addressing the range of challenges cancer presents.

    Confirmed speakers include: 

    • Regina Barzilay, Data Electronics Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Otis Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, American Cancer Society
    • Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner, United States Food and Drug Administration
    • Othman Laraki, Chief Executive Officer, Color
    • Shannon Maude, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    • Emily Whitehead, Cancer Survivor and Advocate
    • Tom Whitehead, Co-founder, The Emily Whitehead Foundation

    ...more to be announced.



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