'Cancer in Iowa: 2017' News Briefing
WHAT: The annual "Cancer in Iowa" report issued by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
WHO: Mary Charlton, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology at the UI College of Public Health, will present the report findings and discuss the report's focus on liver cancer.
George Weiner, M.D., director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI, president of the Board of Directors for the Iowa Cancer Consortium, and President of the Association of American Cancer Institutes, will discuss recent advances in research of liver cancers.
Michael Voigt, M.D., clinical professor of internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, will discuss liver cancer as well as the emphasis on early detection, diagnosis, and treatment.
In addition to the physicians, a patient affected by liver cancer will also be available to offer a personal perspective.
Following the formal remarks and the Q&A session, the presenters will be available for one-on-one interviews.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017
WHERE: Callaghan Auditorium, N110, located in the College of Public Health Building (CPHB). Metered parking is available in front of building or below in Lot 42. Additional parking available in Newton Road Ramp located on Newton Road.
Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00am
College of Public Health Building, Callaghan Auditorium (N110)
145 North Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA