2020 Los Angeles Policy Forum: The Future of Cancer Care: Breakthroughs,Advances and the Importance of Access

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Please join us for this virtual event featuring remarks from Johnese Spisso, RN, MPA, President of UCLA Health, and a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Michael Teitell, Director of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, with a group of distinguished experts who will explore advances in cancer care and highlight how we can work together to continue to advocate for increased funding for cancer research and protect patient access to care.


Pre-Registration for the event has now closed. 

You may register day of the event at: acscan.windrosemedia.com


Panelists: (view complete speaker bios here)

  • Dr. Maggie DiNome, Chief of Breast Surgery , Director of Breast Health, UCLA Medical Center

  • Dr. Farah M. Brasfield, Regional Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Kaiser Permanente-Southern California

  • Dr. Adrian Bot, Vice President of Translational Medicine, Kite Pharmaceuticals

  • Zul Surani, Associate Director, Research Center for Health Equity, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

While there is no fee to participate, donations are welcomed and can be made here. 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors



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  • Bristol Myers Squibb     
  • PhRMA


  • California Life Sciences Association
  • Genentech
  • Merck
  • Novartis 


For more information about the event, or for sponsorship information, please contact Primo Castro at (909) 677 - 0600 or  [email protected]


Contributions or membership payments to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc. are not tax deductible.