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Forbes China, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering and Asia Society, will bring together international experts to discuss and inform the global fight against cancer

NEW YORK – August 19, 2022 – Forbes China today announced its third Forbes China Healthcare Summit taking place virtually on August 26, 2022 in the United States (August 27, 2022 in China). The theme of this summit will be “New international directions for a revived Moonshot.

As Covid-19 continues to dominate headlines around the world this year, cancer will kill more people around the world – three million in China alone. Cancer patients are more vulnerable to contracting Covid-19 and have more than double the death rate compared to Covid-19 patients without cancer.

This free event, organized by Forbes China in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and the Asia Society in New York, will bring together a range of attendees who are experts in this field to discuss the opportunities and challenges of collaboration in the global fight against cancer such as patient care, research, regulatory policy and philanthropy. Participants include:

  • Steve ForbesPresident and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes
  • Hon. Kevin RuddPresident and CEO, Asia Society, 26e Prime Minister of Australia
  • Dr. Wu Yi LongPresident, Chinese Thoracic Oncology Group, China
  • Greg SimonFirst Executive Director, White House Cancer Moonshot
  • Dr. Lisa M. DeAngelisChief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Officer, MSK
  • Dr. Nancy Y. LeeChief and Vice President, Radiation Oncology, MSK
  • Dr. Bob T. Li[LBT1] medical ambassador in China and Asia-Pacific, MSK
  • Dr. Louis J. De GennaroPresident and CEO, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Dr Tyler JacksPresident, Break Through Cancer
  • Professor Andrew W. Lo, Professor of Finance, MIT; Co-founder QLS Advisors
  • Kenneth ManottiSenior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, MSK
  • Rose GaoHead of Novartis Global Drug Development in China, Novartis
  • Dr Edouard GasalPresident, Innovate USA
  • Dr. Vincent ChiaManaging Director, Raffles China Healthcare, Raffles Medical Group
  • Russell Flanneryeditor, Forbes

Novartis, Innovent Biologics and Raffles Medical Group are the sponsoring partners of this summit. The virtual event will begin at 8 p.m. EST on friday august 26 in the United States and 8:00 a.m. CST on Saturday August 27 in China.

To register, click here or use the QR code below. For more information, please contact Kelly Ang (kelly.ang@forbeschina.com or 86-138 1789 2407).

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