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Regional Conference on Malignant Mesothelioma: New York City

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center
417 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
September 26, 2015 • 9:30AM
Cocktail Reception • 4:30PM

The 2015 New York Regional Conference on Malignant Mesothelioma is a one-day event geared to patients and family members, medical professionals, and researchers, covering a variety of topics related to mesothelioma and presented by local and regional area experts. The conference is a collaborative effort between the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).

Registration costs $25 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register here or call (877)363-6376. MSKCC has negotiated rates with several hotels in the area. If needing hotel accomodations, please visit this link: https://www.mskcc.org/locations/visiting-us/accommodations. For parking information, visit https://www.mskcc.org/locations/visiting-us/directions-parking.

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• patients caregivers, family members
• caregivers
• family members
• bereaved
• medical professionals
• anyone who wishes to learn more about mesothelioma

• pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma
• surgery
• chemotherapy
• immunotherapy
• radiation oncology

Conference Co-Chairs

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, is an expert in the develoment and implementation of clinical trials for mesothelioma and her work has been published in a variety of scientific journals. Ms. Hesdorffer serves as the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.

Valerie Rusch, MD is Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where she also holds the Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers.

Medical professionals: click here for CME information.