https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/601b1cc186cffd2f00108c0d Online event
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
Lectures & Conferences, Virtual & Streaming
Join the Boston Public Library in partnership with Beacon Hill Village for this online program. About one in three of us will develop cancer, and we all have known someone with this deadly disease. Dr. Edward Benz will explain how cancer develops and review the remarkable progress in understanding and treating this complex disease. Cancer treatment has progressed from traditional chemotherapy and radiation to targeted therapies, including immune therapies, vaccines, and CAR-T, a form of gene therapy. Cancer care also focuses on lifestyle factors like diet and stress management to relieve symptoms and improve outcomes. After his presentation, Dr. Benz will welcome your questions.
Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr. is an internationally renowned hematologist and President and CEO Emeritus of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. At Harvard Medical School, he’s Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Genetics.
This virtual program is part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series. Please register online (https://www.beaconhillvillage.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=332658&item_id=1395973) or by calling Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713. Registrants will receive the ZOOM link for the program. We invite you to send questions in advance to [email protected].