Panel discussion: The National Cancer Act at 50 and the cancer centers that set the model for a nation
Fifty years after Congress passed the National Cancer Act of 1971, establishing the effort to tackle cancer as a national priority, Cancer History Project co-editor Otis Brawley sits down with the directors of America’s first three comprehensive cancer centers to discuss the history, achievements, goals, and future directions of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.
Join Dr. Otis Brawley in discussion with directors from the three centers that shaped the NCI Cancer Centers Program as model comprehensive centers:
- Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
- MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
This is a free virtual event to be conducted over Zoom.
- Candace S. Johnson, PhD
- Peter WT Pisters, MD, MHCM
- Craig B. Thompson, MD
- Otis W. Brawley, MD, moderator