SIDEBAR: About the Nachman Award


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Plans call for the first James B. Nachman ASCO Junior Faculty Award in Pediatric Oncology to be awarded at the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting. The award will be given each year to a junior faculty member who submits the highest-scoring abstract in pediatric oncology for the ASCO Annual Meeting, as determined by the ASCO Scientific Program Committee. The total award is $3,000, which includes honorarium and costs associated with attending the ASCO Annual Meeting.

The Conquer Cancer Foundation celebrates the lead donors who established the Award, as well as those whose philanthropic support has enabled the Foundation to grow it to scale. To learn more about the Nachman Award or other initiatives of the Conquer Cancer Foundation, or to find out how you can support the Foundation’s work, please visit www.conquercancerfoundation.org or contact info@conquercancerfoundation.org.

Award Founders:

William L. Carroll, MD, NYU-Langone Medical Center

Susan L. Cohn, MD, University of Chicago

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado

Kara M. Kelly, MD, Columbia University Medical Center/Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian

Michael P. Link, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Cindy Schwartz, MD, MPH, Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University and Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Tanya Trippett, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

The Conquer Cancer Foundation gratefully acknowledges the donors for their extraordinary support to establish this award. For a complete listing, visit the Our Donors page at www.conquercancerfoundation.org. ■


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