The Meso Foundation would like to invite you to join us for the next installment of our Meet the Experts series: “New Frontiers in Surgery” on Thursday, January 30 at 9 PM Eastern time, featuring Joseph Friedberg, MD.
The teleconference will follow our usual format, with Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner, as the moderator (you can listen to our previous installments here). We encourage all listeners to visit our Facebook page throughout the call to ask questions (email questions are also welcomed).
The teleconference is free, but does require that you RSVP in order to receive the call-in information. Please RSVP here.
Dr. Friedberg is a surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania and has an interest in diseases of the pleura. His protocol involves laser treatments and photodynamic therapy, on which he has published a promising study. He heads several investigational trials unique in the world to develop treatments for advanced cancers and malignant mesothelioma, including the development of a lung cancer vaccine. He frequently performs video thoracoscopic procedures for the treatment of a wide variety of chest diseases, and is skilled in both open and minimally invasive approaches to cancer surgery.
For those of you interested, Dr. Friedberg will also be a speaker at this year’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, taking place on March 5 – 7.