September 5, 2003

VICC’s Cancer Answer Evenings Resume Sept. 9

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Jim Shmerling

Cancer Answer Evenings, a free series of informal conversations with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center experts, resumes after a brief summer break with “Leukemia: Clearing the Confusion” on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Drs. Friedrich Schuening and Haydar Frangoul will clarify common misconceptions about the various types of leukemia in adults and children and discuss the latest in research and treatment options.

The one-hour event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Conference Center, eighth floor of the Frances Williams Preston Building.

Other topics to be addressed in the fall:

•Breast Cancer: The Crusade Marches On, Oct. 14, Drs. David Johnson, Mark Kelley, Bapsi Chak, and Bruce Shack.

•Clinical Trials: Tomorrow’s Treatments, Today, Oct. 28, Dr. Mace Rothenberg and Teresa Knoop, RN, MSN, AOCN.

•Targeted Therapies: The Medical Smart Bomb, Nov. 11, Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD.

•Cooking Healthy for the Holidays, Dec. 9.

For more information or directions, call 936-5855.