A free public morning forum at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute with presentations and question-and-answer periods on prostate, skin, colon, lung and breast cancers. Continental breakfast provided.
8 – 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2011
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute auditorium, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio
Welcome — Ian M. Thompson, Jr., M.D., director, Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center
Prostate cancer — Dr. Thompson
Skin cancer — Sandra Osswald, M.D., chief of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center
Colon cancer — Raul Ramos, M.D., clinical professor of general and laparoendoscopic surgery
Lung cancer — Ethan Argiris, M.D., chief of hematology/oncology in the School of Medicine
Richard Elledge, M.D. — clinical professor of oncology
This program is organized by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and sponsored by H-E-B and the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science.
The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of the elite academic cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Center, and is one of only four in Texas. A leader in developing new drugs to treat cancer, the CTRC Institute for Drug Development (IDD) conducts one of the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug programs in the world, and participates in development of cancer drugs approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. For more information, visit www.ctrc.net.