The Law and Politics of Cancer

October 31, 2016 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

Please join us on the last day of breast cancer awareness month for a panel discussion on the law and politics of cancer. We will discuss access to care and experimental treatments, rising health care costs, health disparities, and the legal issues that patients and survivors face relating to discrimination, unemployment, and health privacy. Panel participants include: Professor Allison Rice, the Director of the Health Justice Clinic; Professor Barak Richman, a healthcare policy expert; Dr. Yousuf Zafar, a health services researcher and professor at the Duke University School of Medicine; and Christine Weason, the Government Relations Director, North Carolina, of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Co-sponsored by the Health Law Society and the Black Law Students Association. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Shelby Baird at