Nigerian-born Onyinye Balogun, M.D. and Asst. Prof. of Clinical Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine, will tell us the status today of cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Having witnessed an aunt scarred from poorly administered radiation therapy incurred while being treated for breast cancer, Dr. Balogun was determined to find better ways to provide radiotherapy. Dr. Balogun is a graduate of Harvard and the Yale School of Medicine. She began her residency at the U. of Chicago, completing her final year at NYU. Dr. Balogun has conducted and published research on breast cancer and brain metastases. She is also engaged in hepatocellular cancer research and various global health activities.
Thursday, November 8 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center, 2nd Floor, Weill Greenberg Center
1305 York Ave., New York NY