Healthy Aging Series

Healthy Aging Series: Researching Cancer and Cures

October 12 - 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
Cost: Free

Speaker

Howard Bailey, director of the Carbone Cancer Center and a professor of medicine at the UW’s School of Medicine and Public Health

About the talk and speaker

Howard H Bailey, MD is the Andy and Susan North Professor of Cancer Research, a Professor of medicine and obstetrics & gynecology, and director of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC). The UWCCC was one of the original National Cancer Institute–designated comprehensive cancer centers and is currently one of approximately 40 comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. Dr Bailey, a medical oncologist who has specialized in the development of new anticancer agents for prevention or therapy, currently leads a group of NCI-designated cancer centers in the development of novel cancer–prevention agents. He recently was the chair of the Cancer Prevention Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the largest professional society in the world focused on cancer care and research. In that role, he authored an international position paper on the need for increased HPV vaccination rates in the U.S. and around the globe.

RSVP by October 11.

Lectures are free and open to the public. They are held at 7 p.m. at Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street in Madison.

Free parking is available in the ramp across the street from the building’s main entrance. You will need to pull a parking ticket and take it to the lecture with you. Capitol Lakes staff will validate it for you before you leave.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Wallace ’05 at stephanie.wallace@supportuw.org or 608-308-5528.

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