Decades of progress in revolutionary oncological research and innovative medical treatments has yielded a steady drop in cancer mortality rates in the United States over the last twenty-five years. But daunting hurdles still remain for the pioneers who aim to eradicate the disease.
On the morning of June 18, The Washington Post will bring together the nation’s leading health policymakers, top doctors and researchers for a live event examining the latest developments in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. We will address topics such as the government’s drug approval policies and breakthroughs in pediatric oncology. We’ll also hear inspiring stories from cancer survivors and the loved ones who support them.