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Advances in Treating Cancer with Andrew J. Wagner, MD, PhD (2:00)
Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM
advances in treating cancer with andrew j. wagner, MD, phD
About one in three of us will develop cancer, and we all have known someone with this deadly disease. Dr. Andrew Wagner will explain how cancer develops, and review the remarkable progress in understanding and treating this set of complex diseases. Cancer treatment has progressed from traditional chemotherapy and radiation to targeted therapies, including immune therapies, vaccines, and CAR-T, a form of gene therapy. Cancer care also focuses on lifestyle factors like diet and stress management to relieve symptoms and improve outcomes. After his presentation, Dr. Wagner will welcome your questions.
Dr. Andrew J. Wagner is the Medical Director of Ambulatory Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute. His clinical practice and research focus on patients with bone cancers and soft tissue sarcoma. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine, at the Harvard Medical School.
LOGISTICS AND REGISTRATION
This virtual program is presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, as part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series. Closed captioning will be available on Zoom.
Advance online registration required here by clicking "Register Now" at top-right (BHV members must log in before registering) or by calling Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713. Registrants will receive a reminder and Zoom webinar invitation the day prior to the program.
Virtual webinar format; on Zoom. Free and open to the public.