2011 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Gabriel N. Hortobágyi
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor Hortobágyi is widely recognized for developing combined modality therapy for previously inoperable breast tumors, improving multidisciplinary treatment for patients with all stages of the disease and conducting clinical trials to develop treatment regimens that have become standard practices for managing breast cancer. A past president of ASCO, he is on the Board of Directors of the Conquer Cancer Foundation and has previously held leadership positions with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the International Association of Breast Cancer Research. He has been recognized for his groundbreaking research efforts with many awards, including honorary doctorates from 3 leading universities in Italy, Mexico and Argentina.
Professor Hortobágyi was awarded the 2011 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize at the STO meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 7, 2011.
Read the keynote lecture: "Towards Individualized Breast Cancer Therapy: Translating Biological Concepts to the Bedside".
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