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AACI appoints new board members

August 22, 2014

Stanton L. Gerson, MD, Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD, and Thomas A. Sellers, PhD, MPH, have been elected to the Association of American Cancer Institutes’ board of directors.

Elected as vice-president/president-elect, Gerson is the current director of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and founding director of the National Center for Regenerative Medicine. He also serves as director of University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center as well as a member of the NCI Board of Scientific Advisors.

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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 3 Stem Cell Transplant for MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

8/20/2014
MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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