Ruesch Center Symposium 2011

Ruesch Symposium Navigation You are cordially invited to the Ruesch Center’s upcoming three-part symposium, titled "Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer: Linking Policy to the Patient," to be held December 1-3, 2011 on the campuses of Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

Part of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the mission of the Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers is to refocus national efforts on this set of deadly diseases, aiming to fight a smarter war against cancer. Combining expertise in molecular medicine, translational research, and a patient-centered philosophy, the Ruesch Center strives to improve treatment outcomes through research, care and advocacy.

Ruesch Symposium 2011 will convene top thought leaders and health care practitioners from the U.S. and around the world to discuss cancer care in relation to public policy, value and personalized medicine. Topics include Health Care Reform: Opportunity or Sacrifice?, Defining Value in Cancer Care, and Navigating Cancer Care: What Every Patient Should Know.

The symposium is free and open to the public and attendees are invited to attend one, two or all three days.

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Will YOU help fight GI Cancer?

Gifts to the Ruesch Center are invited and appreciated. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation of $100 (suggested). Please contact the Lombardi Gift Line at (202) 687-2222 or give online through Georgetown Lombardi's secure giving portal.