Karmanos Cancer Institute presents 11th annual Cancer Symposium on Saturday, November 13, 2021

Free event addresses common cancer concerns and myths

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will present its eleventh annual Cancer Symposium – Addressing Common Cancer Concerns and Myths on Saturday, November 13, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The event will take place virtually. The educational symposium is FREE but registration is required. The symposium, in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine, will feature breakout sessions with presenters from several cancer specialties, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer, gynecologic cancer, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, leukemia, head and neck cancer and melanoma.

Led by Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP, leader of the Genitourinary Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute, Associate Center Director for Translational Science, and Hartmann Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research, the symposium will share valuable information and tools to help educate and enhance cancer survivorship.

“We have held very impactful symposiums in the past and are excited to offer our 11th annual event after a COVID-19 hiatus,” Dr. Heath said. “At this event, we’ll share important information with our community to dispel the many myths that surround cancer. We are pleased to offer this event virtually so it can be available to everyone, everywhere. I encourage those who have been touched by cancer to register and attend.”

The symposium is sponsored by Pfizer, Caris Life Sciences, Seagen, IPSEN, Genentech, TAIHO, GSK, AstraZeneca, Sanofi Genzyme, Lilly Oncology, Guardant Health and Advanced Accelerator Applications.

WHAT: Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 11th Annual Cancer Symposium - Addressing Common Cancer Concerns and Myths
WHEN: Saturday, November 13, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Virtually via Motown Digital. WHO: Those diagnosed with cancer and those who care and advocate for them are encouraged to attend. Guests will hear and have an opportunity to ask questions of local and national cancer experts, as well as survivor advocates.
COST: FREE but participants must pre-register.
REGISTER: Call 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266).