The Luminary Awards in GI Cancer 2017 event logo

Honoring those individuals who’ve made transformative strides in the lives of patients with GI cancers

 

Please join us in celebrating those renowned clinicians, researchers, patients and advocates who have devoted their time, talents, and resources to improving care for patients and families who are affected by GI cancers.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017
Cocktail reception begins at 6:00 PM
The St. Regis Washington DC
923 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006

TO HONOR:

JULIE FLESHMAN, JD, MBA
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

DANIEL G. HALLER MD, FACP, FRCP
Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania

HENRY T. LYNCH, MD, MS, FACP, FAACR
Creighton University School of Medicine

FRANK MCCORMICK, PHD, FRS
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

ANDREW L. WARSHAW, MD, FACS, FRCSED (HON)
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

 


Thank you to our generous sponsors

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Media Coverage

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    Luminary Awards Honors CEO Julie Fleshman

    On Dec. 1, OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, hosted the inaugural Luminary Awards in GI Cancer. Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, PanCAN president and CEO, was honored at this event as well four other prominent figures in the GI community.

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    Dr. Marshall on the Luminary Awards in GI Cancers

    John L. Marshall, MD, chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital director, Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, discusses the first annual Luminary Awards in GI Cancers, which is honoring five individuals who have devoted their time, talent and resources to improving the care for patients and families affected by GI cancers.

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