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Immunotherapy Patient Summit - Live Stream

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Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

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9:55am | Live stream begins

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy - Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D. (NYP/CUMC)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D. (NYP/CUMC) with Jedd Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D. (MSKCC); Catherine M. Diefenbach, M.D. (NYU Langone); Gulam A. Manji, M.D., Ph.D. (NYP/CUMC)

11:30am | Patient perspective: Hear from a patient

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Live stream ends

Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.


Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube.


Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute associate director of patient engagement at coffit@cancerresearch.org



This event is organized by the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute, and is made possible with generous support from the following:

GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR
Bristol-Myers Squibb

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS
GSK
Merck

CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS
Immunotherapy Foundation
Regeneron
Sanofi Genzyme

SPONSORS
Novartis

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