UH Cancer Center hosts informational event at Kaua'i Community College

Find out the latest in cancer prevention, research and care

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Kevin D Cassel, (808) 564-5916
Community Education Coordinator, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Posted: Mar 7, 2012

The public is invited to join experts from the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center for a free informational event featuring the latest news in cancer prevention and care. “New Frontiers: Unraveling Cancer in Hawai‘i” will be held on Friday, March 23 from 10:30 a.m. - noon at Kauaʻi Community College in the Campus Center’s Fine Dining Room. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and a light lunch will be served.

Attendees will hear a panel discussion with some of the world’s leading experts as they consider the role of genetics, nutrition and other factors in cancer prevention. They’ll also learn about cutting-edge research and treatments and chat with the experts during a question and answer session designed to help unravel the mysteries of cancer and reveal clues to finding a cure.
The event is part of an outreach series hosted by the UH Cancer Center, with support from the Friends of the UH Cancer Center.
Speakers will include:
  • Maryanne Kusaka, Former Mayor of the County of Kauaʻi
  • Dr. David Ward, Associate Director for Basic Science and Translational Research, University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, and an expert on cancer and genetics
  • Dr. Katarina Leckova, oncologist, Kauaʻi Medical Clinic
  • Other researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
For more information contact Kevin Cassel at 1-808-564-5916. Call 808-441-7710 to register for the free event. Registration is recommended by March 16 due to space limitations.