Cancer Community to Host Panel Discussion on Research in Wisconsin

October 25, 2018

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Oct. 25, 2018 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host a Cancer Research Breakfast for community members about important research taking place in Wisconsin on Thursday, Nov. 1. The forum will feature cancer researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

This year, more than 33,000 Wisconsinites will hear the words "you have cancer."  Despite many advances, cancer continues to be a leading cause of death in the state.

The forum will highlight the innovations of local cancer researchers, explore how new therapies are developing and discuss what it could mean for the future of cancer care

WHO:             Carmen Bergom, M.D., Ph.D. – assistant professor, department of radiation oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Weigo Cui, M.D., Ph.D. – investigator, Blood Research Institute; assistant professor, department of microbiology and immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Deepak Kilari, M.D. – assistant professor, division of hematology and oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Liang Wang, M.D., Ph.D. – assistant professor, department of pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin

WHAT:          2018 ACS CAN Cancer Research Breakfast 

WHEN:          Thursday, Nov. 1
7 – 9 a.m.

WHERE:       The Journeyman Hotel
310 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee

For more information and to register, please contact Sara Sahli at [email protected].



ACS CAN, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, supports evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. ACS CAN works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN gives ordinary people extraordinary power to fight cancer with the training and tools they need to make their voices heard. For more information, visit

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