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A Cure for Cancer? Boston, MA

January 13–14, 2010

Curing Cancer in Our Time. What Will it Take and Can We Do It? The Yale Club of Boston (YCOB) presents Dr. Thomas J. Lynch, '82, MED '86, Director of Yale Cancer Center and Physician-in-Chief of Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Lynch will discuss the search for a cure for cancer and why genetic profiling and personalized medicine are so critical to finding a cure. Dr. Lynch will also oversee the creation of a new Institute for Cancer Biology on Yale's West Campus. This Institute will encourage collaborative research and will include the fields of cell signaling, cancer immunology, and drug development and target acquisition. Prior to joining Yale, Dr. Lynch served as Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Hematology/Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Learn more about Dr. Lynch and the Yale Cancer Center at http://www.yalecancercenter.org/about/director.html Schedule: 6:00-6:45 Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, Cash bar. 6:45-8:00 Speakers remarks followed by Q&A. Cost & Registration: $25 (if you have paid YCOB dues for this year) - click here to register $35 (if you have not paid YCOB dues for this year) - click here to register Location: The Algonquin Club, Copley T stop on the Green Line. Valet parking @ $15

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