The C.R. Wood Cancer Center presents the 2017 Dr. William Simmonds Cancer Symposium:

The Evolving Role of Precision Medicine & Precision Cancer Care



Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Breakfast will be provided


Location: Six Flags Great Escape Lodge

89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804


Symposium Agenda


8:00 Registration & breakfast buffet; Vendor displays open

8:30 Welcome: John Stoutenburg, M.D— Medical Director, C.R. Wood Cancer Center

8:45 Gwynne Jenkins, PhD, MPH— National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Overview of the All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative

9:30 Bruce Chabner, M.D— Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Precision Medicine in Oncology

10:15 Break, light refreshments

10:45 Alexander Shoushtari, M.D — Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute

Precision Medicine in Melanoma

11:15 David Jackman, M.D— Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Precision Medicine in Lung Cancer

11:45 Wendy Chen, M.D— Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Precision Medicine in Breast Cancer

12:15 Conclusion and evaluations


Please RSVP by Friday April 15, 2017 by completing the Registration Form below:



For more information, please contact Suzy Virgil at 518-926-6640 or by emailing svirgil@glensfallshosp.org


The Dr. William Simmonds Cancer Symposiums is provided by the C.R. Wood Cancer Center through the generous support from the Lake Champlain Cancer Research Organization in Honor of Dr. Simmonds.

Dr. Simmonds developed the ambulatory Cancer Care Program at Glens Falls Hospital in 1980.