Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer:
Personalized Medicine & the Cure for Cancer

February 17, 2010 | 2-6:30pm

A symposium for medical professionals, researchers and patient advocates

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Part I: The Science of Fighting a Smarter War on Cancer

2:00 pm

Welcome

by John L. Marshall, MD


12 min, 39 seconds
 

2:15 pm

Why Personalized Medicine is the Only Way: Targeting the EGFR pathway

by Louis M. Weiner, MD

 

22 min, 25 seconds
 

2:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Is the Answer Already in our Hands?Moderated by John L. Marshall, MD

 

Tissue as diagnostic tool

by Hartmut Juhl, MD

 

11 min, 54 seconds
 
 

MicroRNA

by Anton Wellstein, MD, PhD

 

17 min, 31 seconds
 
 

Metabolomics

by Albert J. Fornace, Jr, MD

 

12 min, 04 seconds
 
 

Connecting the Dots: Informatics

by Subha Madhavan, PhD

 

15 min, 57 seconds
 
 

Question and Answer session

 

26 min, 45 seconds
 

4:05 pm

Challenges of Cancer Targeted Drug Development

 

Turning a “Target” into a “Drug”

by Milton Brown, MD, PhD

 

18 min, 59 seconds
 
 

Turning a “Drug” into a “Therapy”

by Gilad Gordon, MD, MBA

 

23 min, 25 seconds
 

4:40

Break

 

 

Part II: Personalized Medicine & the Cure for Cancer

5:00pm

Thomas R. Schafer Memorial Lecture in Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Cancer

From Bench to Bedside to Pfizer

by Mace Rothenberg, MD

 

45 min, 24 seconds
 

5:30 pm

Empiricism: The Ethics of “Trial and Error” Medicine

by Carol Taylor, PhD, MSN

 

19 min, 19 seconds
 

5:50 pm

The Role of Cancer Advocacy in Finding the Cures

by Carolyn "Bo" Aldigé

 

16 min, 46 seconds
 

6:10 pm

Healthcare Reform and the Cures of Cancer

by The Hon. W.J. (Billy) Tauzin

 

31 min, 22 seconds