On December 7 and 8, 2022 the Richard Nixon Foundation will convene top clinicians, researchers, journalists, NCI designated cancer center directors, patients, patient advocates, ethicists, medical professionals and public health officials for the second annual Nixon National Cancer Conference at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.
This year’s conference will approach cancer from a patient-centric and problem-centric point of view. After all, patients are the ground zero of cancer. Who they are, what they experience, and how they are treated —and whether they are treated— will be the primary focus alongside an examination of the major breakthroughs that cancer research has enabled in other areas of medicine.
Please note the schedule is subject to change.
Honorary Congressional Host Committee
Hon. Don Bacon
Hon. Nanette Diaz Barragan
Hon. Stephanie Bice
Hon. Earl L "Buddy" Carter
Hon. Dianne Feinstein
Hon. Brian Fitzpatrick
Hon. Richard Hudson
Hon. Young Kim
Hon. Barry Moore
Hon. Guy Reschenthaler
Hon. Mike Rounds
Hon. Thom Tillis
Hon. Joe Wilson
Last year's inaugural conference honored the 50th anniversary of President Nixon's signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971. The two-day conference included three Nobel laureates, the current and former directors of the National Cancer Institute, 15 cancer center directors from across the country, distinguished clinicians, researchers and public health officials.
This slide deck highlights the 2021 Nixon National Cancer Conference.
Watch the video from the inaugural conference and learn more about President Nixon's commitment to cancer research:
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|David Dougherty, M.D. (Designee)||Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania|
|Dean Edwards, Ph.D. (Designee)||Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine|
|Robert W. Gerlach, M.D. (Designee)||Dartmouth Cancer Center|
|J. Maxwell Loveless, M.B.A. (Designee)||Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah|
|Peter Pisters, M.D., MHCM||The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Flavio Rocha, M.D., FACS, FSSO (Designee)||OHSU Knight Cancer Institute|
|Patricia Wiley, M.B.A.||Sanford Burnham Presbyterian Medical Discovery Institute|
|Robert A. Winn, M.D.||VCU Massey Cancer Center|