Thursday, July 28, 2016

NTX Blood Cancer Conference: 5 Things to Know about the Keynote Speaker

Kenneth C. Anderson, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The North Texas Chapter is honored to have Kenneth C. Anderson, M.D. of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as the keynote speaker for the 2016 North Texas Blood Cancer Conference.  Dr. Anderson is a pioneer in multiple myeloma research and very involved with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and its vision of creating a world without blood cancers.  

Below are 5 things you may not know about Dr. Anderson:

1. Dr. Anderson is part of the LLS Screen to Lead Program
2. He is personal friends with Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and they are
partners in cancer research
3. Dr. Anderson's mother was a nurse and that inspired him to get into medicine
4. When Dr. Anderson started to focus on the treatment of multiple myeloma the disease had very few treatment options

5. Dr. Anderson was the first person in his family to earn a college degree

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Dr. Anderson speak by registering today for the FREE North Texas Blood Cancer Conference.

1 comment:

  1. i want too share my story on how i survived a deadly illness called blood cancer.i suffered from
    it for one year and two months. During this period of my life,i was isolated from my family and friends,because they where all tired of me.I could not do what i normally did such as my day to day activities,i lost my job because i could no longer perform my duties like i use to.My doctor gave me less than 4months to live,and trust me at this point of my life i felt i lost it all,till a faithful day which was on a sunday morning on my way to church i came across a testimony online,with someone who had a similar case as mine.I got motivated by the story and i decided to contact the doctor and he sent me a medicine