ideastream hosts panel discussion on the possibility of a breast cancer vaccination

For Immediate Release
Marissa Norris, Communications Coordinator
216.916.6318 | marissa.norris@ideastream.org

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ideastream hosts panel discussion on the possibility of a breast cancer vaccination
Northeast Ohio is invited to hear about the latest in vaccine research on Sept. 21

Aug. 31, 2017 (Cleveland) – Prevention is the Cure is a community event exploring the revolutionary possibility of breast cancer vaccination, a preventative measure that could use a woman’s own immune system to protect herself from developing the disease. Experts in the field will come together in Cleveland for a discussion on the current state of breast cancer in America. Among the panelists will be Dr. Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., author of "A World Without Cancer: The Making of a New World and the Real Promise of Prevention,” and sister of current Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.

What: Prevention is the Cure. A light reception will follow the panel discussion and Q&A. 

When: Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Westfield Insurance™ Studio Theatre at the Idea Center®

Who: Distinguished panel includes:

  • Dr. Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., board-certified radiologist and author of "A World Without Cancer: The Making of a New World and the Real Promise of Prevention"
  • Jack Miner, Managing director, Cleveland Clinic Ventures
  • Dr. Holly Pederson, M.D., staff physician and director of Medical Breast Services
    Breast Center, Cleveland Clinic
  • Dr. Kathleen Ruddy, M.D., founder and medical director of the Breast Service at Clara Maass Medical Center; founder and president, Breast Health and Healing private practice; founder and executive director, Breast Health and Healing Foundation; creator of the Pink Virus Project
  • Dr. Vincent Tuohy, Ph.D., November Distinguished Chair in Innovative Breast Cancer Research and staff, department of immunology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic; professor, department of molecular medicine, Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Romona Robinson, primary anchor at WOIO-TV 19 and author of "A Dirt Road to Somewhere," will moderate.

This program is generously supported by Women Who Care About Breast Cancer.

Complimentary tickets are required for entry. Full panelist bios and ticket information are available at ideastream.org/prevention. Northeast Ohio residents who cannot attend can live stream this event at ideastream.org.

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