OSU Doctor to Speak on Environmental Carcinogens, Lymphoma Risk Thursday (2/17)

February 16, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Pierluigi Porcu, M.D., an associate professor of hematology and oncology with the Ohio State University Medical Center, will speak on “Environmental Carcinogens and Risk of Lymphoma” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (2/17). It’s part of a free winter seminar series by Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources. Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph system.

Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus or by video link in 123 Williams Hall at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster.

Porcu has clinical and research interests in hematological malignancies (of the blood and blood-producing organs) and lymphomas, especially T-cell and cutaneous (skin) lymphomas.

He is a graduate of the University of Torino Medical School, Italy, and completed his residency at the University of Indiana.

For more information, call 614-292-2265 or go to http://senr.osu.edu/.

SENR and OARDC are part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Author(s): 
Kurt Knebusch
Source(s): 
Earl Epstein