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Cancer Town Hall

Hosted by Co-Chair of the Biden Cancer Initiative, Vice President Joe Biden, and featuring world-class experts in cancer prevention, treatment, care, and survivorship answering questions from a broad-based audience.

Session 1:  Prevention, early detection, diagnosis

  • Carol Brown, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Regina Benjamin, 18th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Elmer Huerta, Washington Hospital Center Preventorium
  • Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Deputy Surgeon General of the United States

Session 2: Research and Innovation

  • David Agus, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Jaffee, Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Sam Blackman, Silverback Therapeutics
  • Julie Grant, Canaan Partners

Session 3: Care and Survivorship

  • Stefanie Joho, Cancer Survivor
  • Todd Park, Devoted Health
  • Shawna Butler, Singularity University
  • Richard Schilsky, American Society of Clinical Oncology