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ACS South Jersey Local Section Meeting 

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March 2013 Dinner Meeting

“Vaccines as related to Cancer”

Michael J. Rushnak, M.D., M.P.H.


March 19, 2013



Illiano's Ristorante Italiano
705 12th Street,
Hammonton, NJ 08037

5:30-6:30 P.M. Social Hour
6:30-7:45 P.M. Dinner
7:45 P.M. Seminar

$25 for members & guests
$10 for students


Bio/Abstract: Michael J. Rushnak, M.D., M.P.H. is a graduate of Rutgers Medical School with studies in Radiology and Family Practice. He has also graduated from Rutgers School of Public Health. His course work has included Healthcare Ethics, Healthcare Policy, Principles of Public Health, Healthcare Economics, Environmental Health, Bio-statistics, and Epidemiology. In addition to being a national speaker on major issues affecting healthcare in America and an ardent advocate for comprehensive healthcare reform he is an author of three medical mystery thriller novels that explore life and death issues in the healthcare arena. Besides having his own private practice he has thirty-nine years of healthcare leadership while serving in a broad spectrum of senior management positions in the research of “Best Practices,” preventive health products pharmaceutical industry, pharmacy benefit management, non-profit managed care, state department of health government.

Michael J. Rushnak’s seminar will cover the following topics: 1) Brief overview of vaccines and the public fears they initially generated; 2) Research on a universal cancer vaccine; 3) Overview of viruses linked to human cancers; 4) FDA approved preventive and therapeutic vaccines for cancer; 5) Standard of care for treatment of cancer with vaccines; 6) Animal model research on a vaccine to prevent cancers from exposure to radiation stopped by Congress; 7) Annual World Cancer Vaccines Summit (1st conference 2010); 8) Future of cancer vaccines.


The March meeting will be held at at Illiano's Ristorante Italiano in Hammonton.

The restaurant is located at 705 12th Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Please call the restaurant at 609-561-3444 for directions if needed. You can also check their web site at


Dinner selections: Chicken Picata, Veal Marsala, Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Capellini Positano
Please email your reservation by Friday, March 15. Be sure to indicate your dinner choice!

Email to Robert Toreki ( or Douglas A. Taylor ( with your reservation


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