Dec 24, 2010
ASCO President George W. Sledge, Jr., MD, received the 2010 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award at the 33rd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), held December 8-12, 2010.
The award honors scientists who have made significant contributions to cancer research. Dr. Sledge is the Ballve-Lantero Professor of Oncology and professor of medicine and pathology at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a nationally recognized pioneer in the development of novel therapies for breast cancer.
Dr. Sledge’s lecture at the symposium was entitled, “What Would Bill Do? Channeling Your Inner McGuire.” The William L. McGuire Memorial Lectureship was established in 1992 to commemorate the significant contributions of Dr. McGuire to the understanding of breast cancer biology and treatment.
In the video below, ASCO Scientific Program Committee Chair, Kathy D. Miller, MD, interviews Dr. Sledge about his research and his work with Dr. William McGuire.