Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | Virtual Event

People v. Cancer

What does it mean to live with cancer today?

How has the global pandemic affected cancer care? And how do we lead with empathy and compassion to ensure that the treatment is right for the patient?

As part of the People v. Cancer series, The Atlantic illuminated stories from the frontlines of the cancer community, confronting two challenges this fall — cancer and COVID. We explored the latest science and the power of the human experience.

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  • Julie Fleshman

    President and CEO, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

  • Darrell M. Gray

    Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Beth Karlan

    Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

  • Paul Limburg

    Chief Medical Officer for Screening, Exact Sciences

  • Rachel Maguire

    Research Director, Institute for the Future

    Underwriter Session

  • Catherine Marinac

    Member of Faculty, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

  • Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

  • P.K. Morrow

    Vice President of Global Development and Therapeutic Area Head of Hematology, Amgen

    Underwriter Session

  • Kathryn Owen

    SVP, Global Development Operations, Global Drug Development, Bristol Myers Squibb

    Underwriter Session

  • Sung Poblete

    CEO, Stand Up To Cancer

  • Elisa Port

    Chief of Breast Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System

  • Amy Robach

    ABC News Co-Anchor, GMA3: What You Need to Know

  • Ned Sharpless

    Director, National Cancer Institute

  • Lisa Kennedy Sheldon

    Clinical and Scientific Affairs Liaison, Oncology Nursing Society

    Underwriter Session

  • Ray Suarez

    Journalist and AtlanticLIVE Contributor

  • Welela Tereffe

    Chief Medical Officer, MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Shelley S. Tworoger

    Associate Center Director of Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center

Wednesday, November 18

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01:00 PM

Welcome

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

What’s Next: Targeting Pancreatic Cancer

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    Julie Fleshman

    President and CEO, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

Mental Health and Battling Cancer

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    Allison Applebaum

    Psychologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering

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    John Donvan

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Welela Tereffe

    Chief Medical Officer, MD Anderson Cancer Center

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    Shelley S. Tworoger

    Associate Center Director of Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center

Breast Cancer Awareness

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Elisa Port

    Chief of Breast Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System

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    Amy Robach

    ABC News Co-Anchor, GMA3: What You Need to Know

Bristol Myers Squibb Presents: Breaking Through: Increasing Diversity in Cancer Clinical Trials

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    Donna R. Cryer

    Founder, President and CEO, Global Liver Institute

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    Kathryn Owen

    SVP, Global Development Operations, Global Drug Development, Bristol Myers Squibb

02:00 PM

Networking Break

02:10 PM

Latest Developments in the Fight Against Cancer

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    Ned Sharpless

    Director, National Cancer Institute

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    Ray Suarez

    Journalist and AtlanticLIVE Contributor

Latest Breakthroughs in Cancer Research

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    Otis Brawley

    Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University

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    Lisa Butterfield

    Vice President, Research and Development, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

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    John Donvan

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Catherine Marinac

    Member of Faculty, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

Amgen Presents: Bedside to Webside — Connectivity and Connection

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    Rachel Maguire

    Research Director, Institute for the Future

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    P.K. Morrow

    Vice President of Global Development and Therapeutic Area Head of Hematology, Amgen

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    Lisa Kennedy Sheldon

    Clinical and Scientific Affairs Liaison, Oncology Nursing Society

Raising Awareness: Colorectal Cancer

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    John Donvan

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Darrell M. Gray

    Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center

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    Paul Limburg

    Chief Medical Officer for Screening, Exact Sciences

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    Sung Poblete

    CEO, Stand Up To Cancer

What We Need to Know About Gynecologic Cancers

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    Fran Drescher

    Actress, Uterine Cancer Survivor, Founder of “Cancer Schmancer”

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    Beth Karlan

    Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

03:30 PM

Closing Thoughts

Founding

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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