Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer: Linking Policy to the Patient, Symposium 2011


Day 1: Thursday Session  |  Day 2: Friday Session

Day 1: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Health Care Reform: Opportunity or Sacrifice?


Welcome and Introductory Remarks

John L. Marshall, MD
Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Georgetown University Hospital
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Honorable Steny H. Hoyer
5th Congressional District of Maryland
House Democratic Whip
112th Congress

Louis M. Weiner, MD
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Schafer Memorial Lecture

David Kerr, MD
Professor of Cancer Medicine
University of Oxford
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Weill-Cornell Medical College
European Society of Medical Oncology

Schafer Memorial Lecture Discussion

M. Gregg Bloche, MD, JD
Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Joint Program in Law and Public Health

Mace L. Rothenberg, MD
Senior Vice President
Clinical Development & Medical Affairs
Oncology Business Unit
Pfizer, Inc.

Gilad S. Gordon, MD, MBA
President, ORRA Group, LLC

Martin L. Brown, PhD
Chief, Health Services and Economics Branch
Applied Research Program
National Cancer Institute
U.S. National Institutes of Health

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