World Cancer Day 2013: Dispel the myths, get the Facts
On World Cancer Day, Monday, February 4th, 2013, the Cedars Cancer Institute and the Goodman Cancer Research Centre are teaming up to offer a free lecture to dispel some common cancer myths and give the facts about cancer care and research progress being made right here in Montreal.
Leading cancer experts from McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre and the McGill University Health Centre will dispel misconceptions that:
Cancer is my fate
Cancer is a death sentence
and will give you the facts that:
Cancer research is making solid progress
Cancer dollars are making a difference
Emcee: Andrew Carter, CJAD 800 morning host
Peter Siegel, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Interim Director, Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Gwendolyn Andrews Nacos
Director and founder of Cedars CanSupport
Moderator and Speaker:
Phil Gold, CC, OQ, MD, PhD, FRS(C), FRCP(C), MACP
Executive Director, Clinical Research Centre, MUHC
Eduardo Franco, MD, P.H., M.P.H.
James McGill Professor
Departments of Oncology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Dr. Manuel Borod
Director, Division of Supportive and Palliative Care Programs, MUHC
Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology
“Patient Voice: Living with Cancer”
Followed by Question and Answer Period in English and French. Information booths will be available for cancer health prevention tips and facts.
Admission is free. Seating is limited. Please reserve your space now. Parking is free at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Vouchers will be distributed at the end of the lecture.
RSVP/Pre-Register: January 10, 2013 to February 4, 2013