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Experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting data on the latest advances in cancer research and treatment at ASCO’s Annual Meeting in Chicago from June 2-6. Watch this space for press releases as embargoes lift during the meeting.


Experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are available to comment on a wide range of cancer research topics both on site during the meeting and by telephone or email. To arrange interviews, please contact John Infanti at or 215-301-5221.

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