Let's Talk Cancer - Queen's University

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Let's Talk Cancer at Queen's University is a FREE one-day event for students in Grades 9 through 12 students hosted by Let's Talk Science at Queen's University and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT)

This symposium will include talks and presentations by professors and physicians who specialize in cancer, a cancer survivor, and many cancer researchers! The event will also include a visit to the Anatomy Museum here at Queen's University.

Registration is now open! Please use the online form below to register your students.

Event Details

Date: May 18th, 2016
Location: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie Street, K7L 3J9, Queen's University)

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Haykaz Mangardich.

Images from 2015 Let's Talk Cancer


8:00 am - 9:00 am: Student Arrival

9:00 am -9:30 am: Welcome Reception & Introductions

  • Queen’s Cancer Research Institute Director
  • Canadian Cancer Society Community Manager
  • Cancer Survivor

9:30 am - 12:00 pm: Interactive Presentations & Breaks

  • Short Talks by Riot members
  • Keynote 1 – Precision Medicine & Combination Therapies
  • Keynote 2 – Clinical Aspects & Epidemiology
  • Keynote 3 – Metastasis & Closing Remarks

*12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch (Provided)
*** We cannot guarantee nut-free foods! Please let us know of any allergies.***

*1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Anatomy Museum Tour / Radiation Therapy Facilities
*** The Anatomy Museum / Radiation Therapy Facilities Tour has now reached its capacity limit of 100 students. Students who register from this point onward will instead participate in other engaging, interactive activities that we will set up in the Biosciences Complex. We thank you for your cooperation! ***


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Let’s Talk Cancer is a series of full-day symposia for secondary students that explores the use of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an integral part of cancer research.

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