Friday, February 16, 2018


The Policy, Politics & Law of Cancer: Is the Federal Government a Productive Partner in Cancer Policy?

This panel, held on February 8, 2018, was part of the conference organized by the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, Smilow Cancer Hospital, and Yale Cancer Center.

Moderator:
Abbe Gluck, JD—Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

Panelists:
Erik Fatemi—Senior Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs
Nancy Goodman, JD, MPP—Executive Director, Kids v Cancer
Peggy Hamburg, MD—Former Commissioner of the FDA (2009-2015)
Richard Schilsky, MD—Chief Medical Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Harold Varmus, MD—Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine. Former Director of the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health, and former President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Invited Commentators:
Robert Bazell, PhD—Professor (Adjunct) of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University
Patricia LoRusso, DO—Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology), Yale School of Medicine; Associate Director of Experimental Therapeutics at Yale Cancer Center