Ruesch Center Symposium 2012

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Please join us for the Ruesch Center’s upcoming symposium, titled "Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer: Empowering Patients Through Clinical Trials," to be held November 30 and December 1, 2012.

The symposium is open to the public and attendees are invited to join us for one or both days.


Friday, November 30
Accelerating the Cure through Clinical Research

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Reception to follow
Registration fee: $25
FREE for Georgetown University and MedStar Health employees and trainees

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Who should attend: Researchers, clinicians, health care policy makers, pharmaceutical industry, patient advocates, patients who are interested in the regulatory and policy side of clinical research.

Saturday, December 1
Demystifying Clinical Research for Patients
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Light refreshments will be served
Registration fee: $10
FREE for Georgetown University and MedStar Health employees and trainees
Complimentary parking available

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Who should attend: Patients, former patients, family members, patient advocates, anyone interested in learning more about clinical trials and the concept of patient partnering.


Part of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the mission of the Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers is to integrate discoveries in molecular medicine and translational research with a patient-centered philosophy to transform the standard of care for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

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.