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Mar 12, 2022

2021 Seay Lecture: Centers of the Cancer Universe

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM

2021 Seay Lecture: Centers of the Cancer Universe

This year's Seay Lecture will be given by Eric T. Rosenthal and Donald L. “Skip” Trump, MD. Also the title of their recently published book, the topic is, “Centers of the Cancer Universe: A Half-Century of Progress Against Cancer.” This annual lecture series takes place during lunch as part of the GASCO Annual Meeting.

Eric T. Rosenthal is an award-winning independent journalist who has covered issues, controversies, and trends in oncology for more than three decades for a number of news media outlets. He founded the National Cancer Institute–Designated Cancer Centers Public Affairs Network in 1990; has co- chaired numerous conferences on cancer or medicine and the media; and has served on several national cancer committees, including the NCI-Director’s Consumer Liaison Group. He lives in Audubon, Pennsylvania.

Donald L. “Skip” Trump, MD, has been an active clinician and investigator throughout his career in oncology. Prior to retiring from his position as founding CEO of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute (ISCI) in Fairfax, Virginia, where he led development of a large community health system cancer program, he was president and CEO of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), an NCI-designated cancer center. In addition to his thirteen-year career at RPCI, Dr. Trump held leadership positions at NCI centers at the University of Pittsburgh, Duke University, and the University of Wisconsin.


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