Cancer Research Institute Event Calendar




2019 Immunotherapy Patient Summit Live Stream

Our 2019 Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit in New York City on September 7, 2019 was streamed live on the web. 

Watch the 2019 CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series YouTube playlist

Read the New York City Summit blog post recap

View the New York City Summit photos:

2019 Immunotherapy Patient Summit - New York City

The Summit is a free half-day Saturday event for patients, caregivers, and advocates. Attendees learn more about how new breakthroughs in immunotherapy are changing standards of care for all cancers and ask healthcare experts and cancer veterans questions directly.  

The live stream program is held on Saturday, September 7, begins at 10:00am, and concludes at 2:00pm. 

  • 10:00am: Welcome and introduction
  • 10:15am: Basics of immunotherapy presentation with Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD (NYU Langone)
  • 10:45am: Latest immunotherapy research update panel discussion, moderated by Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD (NYU Langone) with 
    • Sylvia Adams, MD (NYU Langone)
    • Claire Friedman, MD (MSKCC)
    • Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD (CUIMC)
  • 11:30am: Patient perspective with Mary Elizabeth Willliams, melanoma veteran
  • 12:00pm: Break
  • 1:00pm: Demystifying clinical trials presentation 
  • 1:15pm: Demystifying clinical trials panel discussion with patients treated with immunotherapy
    • Tara (melanoma)
    • Oswald (lung cancer)
    • Dorothy (esophageal cancer)

Join us online on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Follow our Patient Summit series across the United States with the hashtag #CRISummit.

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