September 10, 2004

Cancer Answer Evenings continue

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William Stead, M.D.

Cancer Answer Evenings, the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s series of informal conversations with cancer experts, continue this fall. Topics inlcude sessions on prostate, lung and breast cancers, hereditary cancers, the nuances of hormone replacement therapy and lymphoma.

Each hour-long session begins at 5:30 p.m. in the 8th Floor Conference Center of the Frances Williams Preston Building, located at the corner of 23rd and Pierce avenues (across Pierce from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt).

Light refreshments are served, and parking is free in the South (formerly Capers) Garage.

Dates, topics and speakers include:

• Sept. 14, Prostate Cancer: “Ask the Expert” Panel, Michael Cookson, M.D., Bruce Roth, M.D., and Doug Milam, M.D.

• Sept. 28, Lymphoma: Common Yet Confusing, John Greer, M.D.

• Oct. 12, All in the Family: Hereditary Cancer, Susan Caro, M.S.N., and genetic counselor Selvi Palaniappan of the Family Cancer Risk Service at VICC.

• Oct. 19, The ABCs of HRT: Understanding Hormone Replacement Therapy, Anne Moore, Ph.D.

• Oct. 26, Breast Cancer: At the Leading Edge of Research and Treatment, Carlos Arteaga, M.D.

• Nov. 9, Lung Cancer: “Ask the Expert Panel,” David Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., Alan Sandler, M.D., William Putnam, M.D., and Dennis Hallahan, M.D.

• Nov. 30, Holiday Mindfulness: Living in the Present.

For more information or for directions, call (615) 936-5860 or visit