Partnership Hosts 5th Annual Members Meeting

A coalition representing 149 Connecticut organizations dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer in Connecticut came together on September 19 for the Connecticut Cancer Partnership’s Fifth Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell. The meeting was led by Partnership Chair Dr. Andrew Salner of Hartford Hospital and the Connecticut State Medical Society and included keynote guest speaker Otis Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society. The over-arching theme for the meeting was Comprehensive Cancer Planning: Disparities, Access and the Next Five Years. Presentations on the collaborative cancer control initiatives for Connecticut included: Andrea L. Silber, MD,┬áDirector…