3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium

Eliminating Cancer Disparities: Staying the Course Toward Collective Impact

Friday, March 1, 2019 | 7:30a-4p | Tinkham Veale University Center, CWRU


Hosted by the Office of Cancer Disparities Research and P20 Cancer Health Disparities SPORE

Join fellow researchers, clinicians and community leaders at the 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium, "Eliminating Cancer Disparities: Staying the Course toward Collective Impact," to be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. 

This event will showcase cutting-edge research, with a focus on reducing and eliminating disparities in cancer, going from bench-to-bedside-to-community and back. Our 2018 symposium attracted the attendance of 200 individuals, and promoted the exchange of ideas and collaborative opportunities among scientists, clinicians, government, and community representatives.

2019 Symposium Highlights

  • Keynote presentations by renowned disparities researchers and community leaders
  • Oral and lightning presentations from selected abstracts
  • Poster session highlighting academic research and community programs
  • Networking session
  • All attendee forum

Call for Abstracts

The Office of Cancer Disparities Research at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center invites multidisciplinary researchers, community agencies and organizations to submit abstracts for presentation at the 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium. Abstracts will be divided into two tracks: Scientific Research and Community Programs. Meritorious abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. 

**Students who submit an abstract are able to register for FREE! Submit your abstract to caseccc-ocdr@case.edu BEFORE registering. You will be emailed a discount code to be entered on the registration form so that you receive the discount. 


Abstracts must be submitted via email (caseccc-ocdr@case.edu) by 5pm EST on December 21, 2018 [*NOTE NEW DATE*]. 

More about Scientific Research Call for Abstracts

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