Upcoming Events

Breast Cancer Conversations 
A Quarterly Meet Up to Engage the Community of Houston About Breast Cancer 
Topic: Treatments in Breast Cancer: What’s New?
Thursday, July 19, 2018 
5 - 6 p.m. 
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center 
Speakers: Matthew J. Ellis, M.D., Ph.D., and Alphie Kuriakose 
Registration

DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series 
Sept. 11, 2018
Dr. Dan Theodorescu

Komen Race for the Cure - Houston
Oct. 6, 2018
Registration

DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series 
Nov. 6, 2018
Dr. Yves DeClerck

Joint Symposium with MD Anderson
Nov. TBD, 2018

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Dec. 4-8, 2018

Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit
Dec. 8, 2019

SABCS Update at Baylor College of Medicine
Jan. 26, 2019

DLDCCC 16th Annual Symposium
March 1, 2019

DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series
March 5, 2019

8th Annual BRCA Patient Conference
April 6, 2019

 

Recent Lectures

Helis Medical Research Foundations Cancer Research Lecture Series

Helis Medical Research Foundations Cancer Research Lecture Series (320x240)
William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D. spoke at the 2018 Helis Lecture Series on “New Treatments for Anemia, Ischemia, and Cancer Emerging from Studies of the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Protein”. 

Topic: “New Treatments for Anemia, Ischemia, and Cancer Emerging from Studies of the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Protein”
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
3 - 4 p.m.
Cullen Auditorium
Speaker: William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D.     
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture Series (320x240)
Karen E. Knudsen, Ph.D. gave the lecture on “Targeting AR-DNA repair crosstalk in prostate cancer.”

Tuesday May 8, 2018
Noon – 1 p.m.
Baylor College of Medicine, Main Campus – Alkek N315
Speaker: Karen E. Knudsen, Ph.D.
Director, NCI-Designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Professor, Cancer Biology, Urology, Radiation Oncology, & Medical Oncology 
Thomas Jefferson University

Past Events

The Inaugural Philip Salem Annual Oncology Lecture
Thursday, April 12, 2018
7 - 8:30 a.m.
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - Denton A. Cooley Auditorium

15th Annual Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium 
March 1 and 2, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Cullen Auditorium and Rayzor Lounge
Topic: Immunotherapy
Keynote Speaker: Cornelius Melief, M.D., Ph.D. 

7th Annual Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patient Conference
Featuring talks from medical experts related to the healthcare of BRCA mutation carriers
Feb. 24, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Conference hosted by Dr. Julie Nangia and Cathy Sullivan

12th Annual Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center/MD Anderson Cancer Center Joint Symposium
Feb. 2, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Kleberg Auditorium
Topic: Drug Discovery

Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit
Jan. 27, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Kleberg Auditorium 
Hosted by Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine

Komen Houston Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer. Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers compete to receive funding from the Komen Foundation.
Jan. 27, 2018

Spin-for-Gyn
Fundraiser to support BCM Woman to Woman gynecological cancer support program.
Jan. 27, 2018
DEFINE Body & Mind Fitness Center
2518 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Update

SABCS Update  (320x240)
Clinicians had the chance to attend a one-day seminar at Baylor College of Medicine learning the biggest highlights from the world's largest breast cancer symposium, the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that was held in December.

Hosted by the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018
Kleberg Auditorium, Alkek Building
Baylor College of Medicine
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2nd Liver Symposium

2nd Liver Symposium (320x240)
Dr. Hashem El-Serag speaking during the Symposium about some of the important new and exciting developments in the field of liver cancer.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Children’s Nutrition Research Center
Keynote Speaker:
Jessica Zucman-Rossi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor in Oncology
Professor of Medicine, Oncology, University Paris Descartes-HEGP
Director of the INSERM Unit "Functional genomic of solid tumors"
Paris, France

Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This activity is jointly provided by Baylor College of Medicine, Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center and Theresa’s Research Foundation. 
Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Onstead Auditorium
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