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Doctors Without Borders Canada founder to speak at LRCP grand rounds


For Immediate Release:
October 6, 2008

(LONDON, Ontario) – Media are invited to attend Tuesday as Dr. Richard Heinzl presents A World Without Borders: Lessons for the Onoclogy Team. During this unique presentation, Dr. Heinzl will offer his perspective on the London Regional Cancer Program and its place in the broader international field of cancer care. The discussion will focus on what the future holds for cancer medicine in the non-industrialized world, as well as technological innovations and their potential effect on LRCP in the coming years. Dr. Heinzl will be available to the media following his discussion.


Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Time: 12 noon – 1 p.m.
Location: London Regional Cancer Program
Room A3-924a/b
790 Commissioners Road East,
London, ON

Dr. Richard Heinzl, MD MPH MSc FACPM LLD, founded the Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders Canada in 1988. He was included on Report on Business' Top 40 Under 40 list and has been named one of the "Hundred People Who Make a Difference in Canada."

Please RSVP by 9 a.m. ,Tuesday October 7:

Cory Habermehl
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 58738

After-hours assistance:

Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communication consultant on-call