The Future of Cancer Care: Breakthroughs, Advances and the Importance of Access
Los Angeles Virtual Policy Forum Hosted by American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will hold a virtual policy forum on September 30, 2020 to spotlight “The Future of Cancer Care: Breakthroughs, Advances and the Importance of Access”. The free event will be held 5:30-6:45 p.m. and is open to the public.
The event will feature 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.
• Dr. Adrian Bot, Vice President of Translational Medicine, Kite Pharmaceuticals
• Dr. Farah M. Brasfield, Regional Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Kaiser Permanente-Southern California
• Dr. Maggie DiNome, Chief of Breast Surgery, Director of Breast Health, UCLA Medical Center
• Zul Surani, Associate Director, Research Center for Health Equity, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Biographical profiles for the speakers available here.
You can read more about the event and RSVP here. There is no fee to participate but donations are welcomed and can be made during the event
About ACS CAN: The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is making cancer a top priority for public officials and candidates at the federal, state and local levels. ACS CAN empowers advocates across the country to make their voices heard and influence evidence-based public policy change as well as legislative and regulatory solutions that will reduce the cancer burden. As the American Cancer Society’s nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate, ACS CAN is critical to the fight for a world without cancer. For more information, visit www.fightcancer.org.