Dr. Michael Cannon, a member of the staff at the Cancer Center of Kansas, will speak at 7 p.m. April 22 at Shalom Mennonite Church, 800 E. First.  He will speak on the latest discoveries and uses of medicine to treat cancer as well as neuropathy and "chemo fog."

The talk is hosted by the Newton Area Cancer Support Group.

Dr. Cannon, a native of Wichita, graduated from Wichita State University and received his medical degree from the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine – Kansas City, Kansas in 1975. He was a resident for two years in pathology, and subsequently completed his internal medicine residency at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine – Wichita. After a fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, he returned to Kansas as a Fellow in Medical Oncology at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in Kansas City. The American Board of Medical Oncology certifies Dr. Cannon.

Dr. Cannon entered private practice in Wichita in 1982, and joined the Cancer Center of Kansas in 1986. Dr. Cannon is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita, and a member of the Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP), a National Cancer Institute-sponsored research program. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Southwest Oncology Group, and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project.