2013 Cancer in Iowa Report Webcast



  • Charles F. Lynch, M.D., Ph.D., medical director of the State Health Registry of Iowa and professor of epidemiology at the UI College of Public Health, will present the report findings and discuss the report's focus on breast cancer.
  • George Weiner, M.D., director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI and president of the Board of Directors for the Iowa Cancer Consortium, will discuss the latest in breast cancer research, detection, and treatment.
  • Sonia Sugg, M.D., associate professor in the division of surgical oncology and endocrine surgery with the UI Carver College of Medicine and medical director of UI Breast Health, will detail how molecular subtyping is helping to improve the quality of life for breast cancer survivors.
  • In addition to the physicians, a patient affected by breast cancer will also be available to offer her personal perspective.

Remote media can email questions to and the College of Public Health Office of Communications will direct questions to cancer experts within 24 hours of the request.

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