The Frank And Linda Meyskens Annual Endowed Lectureship On Advances In Cancer Prevention

Thanks to the vision and generosity of the Meyskens family, The Hope Foundation launched this new lectureship in 2024.

For more than 40 years, Dr. Frank Meyskens has been at the helm of the recognition, development, and clinical usage of prevention in the field of oncology. Opportunities to engage prevention in personalized medicine have grown exponentially in recent years, with heightened focus on interventions such as early detection and genetically focused treatment options.

Arising from their belief in the potential of prevention, Frank and Linda Meyskens established and endowed the lectureship to educate oncology professionals on the latest research highlighting prevention as a therapeutic approach.

According to Dr. Meyskens, “Linda and I chose to create this lectureship as one of our major philanthropic gifts because SWOG has been so important in allowing not only me, but many others interested in the field of Cancer Prevention, to pursue a variety of new initiatives, many before their time.”

Nominations for the Meyskens Lectureship are solicited annually, with a review committee comprising leaders from across SWOG’s NCORP committees selecting one speaker for each spring group meeting. The lectureship provides all travel and accommodations for each selected speaker to attend and present.

Meyskens Lectureship Timeline:

  • June-October: Nomination period
  • November 1: Nomination period closes
  • November-December: Review of nominations
  • January: Annual speaker announced
  • Spring (April/May): Lecture featured at SWOG spring group meeting

To nominate an exceptional voice in the field of cancer prevention, please complete and submit the form below.

Meyskens Lectureship Nomination

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