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 The Department of Medicine

UC Irvine School of Medicine &

  The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Are Pleased to Present

The Department of Medicine Distinguished Speaker Series


Tuesday, March 13, 2012

12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm

Library Auditorium, Building 22A, 2107

Teleconference to the Irvine Hall Conference Center and VA Medical Center Long Beach (Long Beach Tower, 2nd Floor, Room W219

Head, Division of Cancer Medicine

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Waun Ki Hong, MD

Personalized Cancer Prevention and Therapy


Waun Ki Hong, MD, FACP, DMSc (Hon) is Professor of Medicine and the head of the Division of Cancer Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He is the recipient of many prestigious awards and a leader in numerous societies. He has been the PI on 7 NIH or Department of Defense Grants during the last 5 years. He has been an author on nearly 550 peer-reviewed publications and an advisor to the editorial advisory board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute since 1990. He has served on the editorial boards of 20 additional publications. He is a renowned and sought after speaker who will present on “Personalized Cancer Prevention and Therapy”.