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UW Carbone’s Annual Fall Cancer Conference

October 18

Make sure to have Friday, October 18 saved on your calendar for UW Carbone’s 22nd annual fall cancer conference at Monona Terrace, Madison.


This year, we are focusing on misinformation, myths and misbeliefs.  And we’re pleased to share our 4 keynote speakers for the day.  Registration for this event will open in the spring.


How Health Misinformation is Spread

Roni Rabin, Health Writer, New York Times


The Long War of Words About Cancer: What It Means for Doctors and Their Patients

Elaine Schattner, MD, MA, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine and Author of From Whispers to Shouts: The Ways We Talk About Cancer


Conspiracy Theories: How They Start, Who is Likely to Believe Them and How That Type of Person Interacts with the Health Care System

Joseph E. Uscinski, PhD, Professor of Political Science, University of Miami


It’s About (Way) More Than Science: Lessons Learned from Two Decades of Combatting Health Misinformation

David Gorski, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Oncology, Wayne State University and Managing Editor of Science-Based Medicine


October 18


UW Carbone Cancer Center


Monona Terrace
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