Tobacco, Proposition 29 and the War on Cancer

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
NRT Aresty Auditorium

Tobacco Symposium


Dr. Stephen B. Gruber Director, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tobacco, Proposition 29 and the War on Cancer

A symposium featuring expert presentations and panel discussions

Welcome: Dr. Stephen B. Gruber, Director, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, Keck School of Medicine of USC

"Keeping California in the Fight Against Tobacco-related Cancer" by Dr. John Pierce, Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, UC San Diego

“Get ‘em Young and Train ‘em Right: Tobacco Industry Targeting of Teens and their Mothers” by Dr. Robert Jackler, Sewall Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, Stanford
University School of Medicine

First-hand stories from cancer patients and survivors
Joe Lapides, Co-President, USC Norris Cancer Hospital head and neck cancer patient support group
Del Shilling, former Walt Disney executive
John Ready, President of Atos Medical, a voice and pulmonary device company

Moderated by Dr. Uttam Sinha, Watt Chair in Head and Neck Cancer Research, Chief and
Residency Program Director, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Keck Medical Center of USC

Box lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

Public parking at USC Health Sciences Campus is available for $8.00

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This event is open to the press and the public.
Advance registration is required.

To register online, visit: (Code: TCR).
For more information, call 323.865.0801.

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