2021 Nevada Policy Forum: Advancing Research, Innovation, and Policy

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00amPST

Pre-Registration has now closed. You may register day of the event at acscan.windrosemedia.com

This ACS CAN Nevada annual policy event explores the intersection of oncology and public policy. Join 100+ participants, including state policymakers, providers, health advocates, and industry partners as they delve into the critical role of cancer research in helping ACS CAN carry out its mission of reducing death and suffering from cancer.

ACS CAN recognizes that cancer research is the engine behind our ongoing progress in the fight against cancer. Research offers hope to the millions of people who face cancer - for better treatments, for more opportunities to prevent and detect the disease early on, and for improved quialty of life for those already diagnosed. Join us to learn more about the critical importance of cancer research, hear highlights of current research being conducted, and learn about the impact that COVID-19 has had on research progress. 


9am Welcome, Vivian Palmer, ACS CAN volunteer

9:05am Opening Remarks, Representative Susie Lee

9:10am-9:45am Panel Discussion

  • Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA, Renown Health, UNR

  • Oscar B. Goodman Jr., MD, PhD, Comprehensive Cancer Centers

  • Dr. Bradley Hunter, Intermountain Healthcare

  • moderated by Brook Carlisle, ACS CAN

9:45-9:55 Remarks from state senator Fabian Donate

9:55 Closing Remarks, Marni Watkins, ACS CAN volunteer 


Thank you to our event sponsors: 

silver level 

Bristol Myers Squibb

bronze level

Janssen Oncology