Cancer Center to showcase Progress & Promise

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's annual report will be presented for the the community Dec. 12.

UAB_PP_storyThe UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will present “Progress & Promise,” its annual report to the community, Dec. 12, 2011, at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center beginning at 6 p.m.

Cancer Center Director Edward Partridge, M.D., will provide an update on the latest advancements in cancer research and future plans. Cancer Center faculty Donald Buchsbaum, Ph.D., and Pablo Arnoletti, M.D., will speak about groundbreaking pancreatic cancer research, and pancreatic cancer survivor Denny LaVercombe of Helena, Ala., will share his personal story. Ed Meyerson, immediate-past president of the Advisory Board, will present a brief history of the center in honor of its 40th anniversary.

Learn more about the center and speak to the scientists and physicians conducting cutting-edge research during the reception that follows.

Progress & Promise is free and open to the public. Large groups are encouraged to RSVP to ensure seating. Direct inquiries to Miranda Wesley at 205-934-0034 or