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Media advisory: Pancreatic Cancer: Progress, Challenges and Paradigm Shifts

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Published: 16 Nov 2011

Part two of four of The Goodman Cancer Research Centre public lecture series on “Waging the War on Cancer in the 21st Century”

Part two of four of The Goodman Cancer Research Centre public lecture series on "Waging the War on Cancer in the 21st Century"

This year, 4,100 Canadians will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and nearly another 4,000 will succumb to the disease. To coincide with the National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and to highlight the work being done to fight this complex disease,

The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre's (GCRC) latest installment of the "Waging War on Cancer in the 21st Century" public lecture series will focus on pancreatic cancer.

The lecture will feature Libby Znaimer, prominent Canadian journalist and two-time cancer survivor (breast and pancreatic cancers) and Dr. George Zogopoulos, her physician, surgeon and GCRC investigator. Dr. Michel Tremblay, Director of the Centre, will facilitate the discussion.

WHO: Libby Znaimer, cancer survivor and Dr. George Zogopoulos, surgeon, GCRC researcher

WHAT: Public Lecture on: Pancreatic Cancer: Progress, Challenges and Paradigm Shifts

WHEN: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Martin Amphitheatre, 6th Floor, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 1200 Pine Ave. W.

 

On the Web: http://cancercentre.mcgill.ca/research/images/stories/lecture_gcrc_flyer...

 

 

 

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