May 23, 2003

Cancer Center examines genetic cancer risk June 6

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“Genes, Cancer Risk and Prevention” will be the theme of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s annual daylong scientific retreat on Friday, June 6.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. with a symposium in Sarratt Student Center.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bruce Ponder of Jesus College at Cambridge University.

Other presentations will be given by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center members Drs. Wei Zheng, Jason Moore and William Grady. Lunch will be provided to those who are registered.

In the afternoon, a poster session and reception in the Frances Williams Preston Building will conclude the retreat.

The deadline to register and to submit an abstract for the poster session is May 23. To obtain registration forms, contact Mary Ann Stevens at 936-1863.