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Prof Ian Tannock:Drug resistance and the tumour microenvironment: strategies to increase the clinical benefit from chemotherapy

Cancer Research Network

Sep
6
4
00
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5
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Location:

Education Centre, Level 5, The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse 119-143 Missenden Rd, Camperdown

INVITATION

The Cancer Research Network and Breast Cancer Special Interest Group invite you to a lecture by Emeritus Professor Ian Tannock on Tuesday, 6 September 2016. All welcome!

Professor Tannock is a medical oncologist and Professor of Medicine and Medical Biophysics at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto. His lecture will examine drug resistance and the tumour microenvironment, and strategies to increase the clinical benefit from chemotherapy.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 from 4.00 - 5.00pm (followed by light refreshments)

RSVP

Registration is free, but essential by Monday, 29 August 2016 for catering purposes – REGISTER NOW

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Ian Tannock is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Medical Biophysics at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto. He has led several large clinical trials for patients with breast cancer and prostate cancer, and recently has undertaken studies of fatigue and cognitive dysfunction associated with chemotherapy. His laboratory research evaluates effects of the tumour microenvironment on outcome of cancer therapy. Professor Tannock was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in December 2013.