Thursday, October 29, 2020 | Virtual Event

People v. Cancer: Battling Cancer in the Time of COVID

What does it mean to live with cancer during a global pandemic?

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

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  • Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

  • Lisa C. Richardson

    Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

  • C.K. Wang

    Chief Medical Officer, COTA

  • Matthew Zachary

    Founder, Stupid Cancer

Thursday, October 29

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01:00 PM

Welcome

Cancer Care Amid the Pandemic

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Lisa C. Richardson

    Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Breaking Through: When COVID and Cancer Research Combine

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    William Cance

    Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, American Cancer Society

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    Irene Ghobrial

    Director, Center for Prevention of Progression of Blood Cancers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    C.K. Wang

    Chief Medical Officer, COTA

Amgen Presents: The Cost of Color – Addressing Health Disparities in Cancer Care

Produced by our underwriter and not The Atlantic’s editorial team.

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    Christophe Bourdon

    Senior Vice President and General Manager, US Oncology Business, Amgen

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    Maimah Karmo

    Founder and CEO, Tigerlily Foundation

Living with Cancer During COVID

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    April Donaldson

    Educator and Mental Health Advocate, GenEveWomen

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    Krysten Gentile

    Host, “Making the Breast of It” Podcast

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    Jeanne Meserve

    Contributor, AtlanticLIVE

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    Matthew Zachary

    Founder, Stupid Cancer

02:00 PM

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

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