Free Cancer Policy Forum to be Held at TU

TULSA, OKLA. — St. John Health System has partnered with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to host a public cancer policy forum Thursday, Nov. 17, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at The University of Tulsa Oxley College of Health Sciences, now located downtown at 1215 S. Boulder Ave.

This second annual cancer policy forum in Tulsa will provide an opportunity for key thought leaders to discuss cancer prevention topics and programs and to consider public policy opportunities that could further advance the health of Oklahomans. Speakers will include local cancer care advocates like leading oncologists, state legislators and ACS CAN volunteers. Questions will be taken during the event.

The event is free and open to the public, and breakfast will be served. Visit www.acscan.org/tulsaforum to register. For more information, please contact Paula Warlick at 918-477-5410 or paula.warlick@cancer.org.

ACS CAN is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society that works to make cancer care issues a local and national priority. ACS CAN advocates for policies that address access to care, healthy eating and active living, and quality of life.


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OCSRI is Oklahoma’s only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and they are dedicated to the mission of eliminating cancer and upholding the highest standards of quality care. The main campus in Tulsa underwent rigorous evaluations and clinical reviews to become a certified site in the MD Anderson Cancer Network earlier this year.

Stillwater Medical Center is a 117-bed acute care general hospital offering a full range of services to patients throughout north central Oklahoma. A not-for-profit, public trust hospital facility, Stillwater Medical Center offers the latest technology, the finest medical team and the highest standard of patient care. In addition to the main hospital, Stillwater Medical owns and operates 17 satellite facilities that include a variety of primary and specialty care clinics.

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