[Ip-health] You are invited: Cost of Cancer Drugs- Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

Cancer Africa cancerafrica at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 11:28:09 PDT 2014


Hello IP Health Community,


Please share this event announcement and hope those in the NYC area will be
able to join us.


Many thanks,


Liz

Founder
Cancer Africa
Email: info at cancerafrica.org
Skype: africanliz
Twitter: @CancerAfrica <https://twitter.com/CancerAfrica>



Cancer diseases are some of the most expensive diseases to treat and one of
the major global health challenges for both developed and developing
economies.

In seeking a solution to address the issue of escalating price tags of
cancer drugs, the panelist will provide insights into key research, medical
and bioethical issues brought about by the rising prices of cancer drugs.

Weill Cornell Medical College Weill Auditorium C-200
1305 York Ave New York NY 10065
September 29th at 4:00PM-6:00PM

Panel:


Dr. Arthur L. Caplan, PhD,

Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Chair

Director, Division of Medical Ethics New York University Langone Medical
Center



Dr. Richard Furman, MD,

Richard A. Stratton Associate Professor in Hematology and Oncology
Director of the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research Center Weill Cornell
Medical College



Dr. Leonard Saltz, MD,

Professor of Medicine Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center



Dr. Bhaven Sampat,  PhD,

Associate Professor Department of Health Policy & Management Columbia
University Mailman School of Public Health



Dr. Els Torreele,  PhD

Project Director, Access to Medicines

Open Society Foundations


The event web page can be found here
http://costofdrugsfinancialtoxicityin.splashthat.com



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