Congressman DeSaulnier Joins National Call to Action and Hosts “East Bay Biden Cancer Community Summit” in Concord

September 10, 2018
Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that in conjunction with Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden’s national call to action to double the rate of progress against cancer, he will host an “East Bay Biden Cancer Community Summit” on Friday, September 21st in Concord.

The East Bay Summit, like hundreds of other summits across the country, will focus on efforts to accelerate progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, care, and treatment. The event will bring together members from the entire cancer community, including doctors, researchers, advocates, and survivors to share stories and discuss innovative research and new technologies. With so much promise on the horizon for cancer therapies that improve and save lives, this summit is critical to building on that momentum, driving national action, and finding a cure.

This event is open to the public, press, and photographers. Agenda will be provided upon request.


East Bay Biden Cancer Community Summit
Friday, September 21, 2018
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Check-in Begins at 1:00 p.m.
John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center
Conference Room
2540 East Street
Concord, CA 94520
(Main Entrance on Almond Avenue)

To learn more about the Biden Cancer Initiative click here. For more information about the event, to RSVP, or request ADA accommodations please call 925-933-2660 or email