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January Seminar

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 12 Noon - 1:00pm


"Advances in Lung    Cancer Therapy"

       Heather Wakelee



Dr. Wakelee is a Stanford University Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oncology and clinical investigator. Dr. Wakelee is the program leader for the clinical lung cancer program at Stanford
and is running a variety of clinical trials with novel therapies for lung cancer patients. Her current focus is on antiangiogenesis strategies.
Angiogenesis is the formation of new blood vessels from existing ones and is an important process in cancer growth).

Dr. Wakelee has also done research in chemotherapy for patients with brain metastases from lung cancer, as well as with chemotherapy for newly diagnosed lung cancer patients. 
Dr. Wakelee will be speaking on lung cancer causes and treatments including how the disease differs in smokers versus nonsmokers, women versus men, and in older versus younger patients.


Wednesday, January 23, 2008
12 Noon - 1:00 pm
Panofsky Auditorium, Building 43
SLAC, 2575 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA

Everyone is welcome - bring your lunch & a friend!



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