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Building a Comprehensive Model for Cancer Early Detection Translational Research

Please join NCI's Cancer Biomarkers Research Group for a special lecture presentation by Don Listwin, Founder and Chairman of the Canary Foundation for Early Detection of Cancer.

Don Listwin is founder and chairman of Canary Foundation, the nation's only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to early detection of cancer, when it is most treatable and chances for full recovery are greatest. He was CEO of Sana Security, Openwave and had been the #2 executive at Cisco Systems. Listwin serves on the Board of Directors of GenoLogics Life Sciences, Public Library of Science, Calix Networks, Clustrix Systems, Stratos Biosciences and the Listwin Family Foundation. He is on the External Advisory Board for the Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNE) at Stanford and a member of the Stanford Advisory Board for the Canary Center at Stanford. Don is a member of the NCI's Board of Scientific Advisors, a member of the Board of Trustees at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and also serves as a member of The Melanoma Cancer Center at The Moffet Cancer Center. A native of Canada, Listwin holds a BS in electrical engineering and an honorary doctorate of law from the University of Saskatchewan.

Presentation Date

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Presentation Time

9 am to 12 pm

Presentation Location

Conference Room C
Neuroscience Building
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD

Directions to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this seminar should contact Annalisa Gnoleba of the NCI Cancer Biomarkers Research Group either by phone at (301) 594-7635 or by email at

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