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March

Feb. 28-Mar. 2 San Francisco

ASTRO San Francisco Conference: Clinical Trials in Radiation Oncology: The Evidence for Our Practice

Inquiries: American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 12500 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 375, Fairfax, VA 22033-3882; (800) 962-7876; (703) 502-1550; www.astro.org

March 1–4 Dublin, Ireland

Joint BACR/EACR Conference - Viral Oncogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities

Inquiries: BACR/EACR Conference Secretariat, c/o The McElwain Labs, The Institute of Cancer Research, Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK; +44 (0) 20 8722 4208; www.eacr.org/meetings/meetings.htm, www.icr.ac.uk/bacr/home.htm

March 5–8 Rome

2nd Pediatric Oncology Conference: “Methods in Drug Development”

Sponsored by European School of Oncology

Inquiries: ESO, Viale Beatrice d'Este, 37 – 20122 Milan, Italy; 37-02-43359611; conferences@esoncology.org, www.cancerworld.org

March 6–8 Hilton Head Island, SC

Stem Cell Transplantation in Children: Current Results and Controversies Meeting

Inquiries: Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children & Nemours Children's Clinic 1600 Rockland Rd., PO Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899; (302) 651- 5565; jdanbois@nemours.org

March 6–9 Los Angeles, CA

Society of Surgical Oncology: 56th Annual Cancer Symposium

Inquiries: D.K. Kubis, Society of Surgical Oncology, 85 W Algonquin Rd, Suite 55, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; (847) 427-1400; www.surgonc.org

March 6–9 Marco Island, FL

Principles and Practice of Clinical MRI

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

March 7–9 Kathmandu, Nepal

2nd SAARC Conference on Clinical Oncology

Sponsored by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Federation of Oncologists

Inquiries: 2nd SAARC Conference on Clinical Oncology, PO Box 14361, Kathmandu, Nepal; sfonconep@hotmail.com, www.walkersandhikers.com/oncology

March 9–11 Philadelphia

American Society of Preventive Oncology 27th Annual Meeting

Inquiries: Heidi Sahel, Executive Director, 256 WARF Bldg. 610 Walnut Street Madison, WI 53726; (608) 263-9515; hasahel@facstaff.wisc.edu; www.aspo.org/annual.htm

March 9–13 Dublin, Ireland

ESTRO Teaching Course on “Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: Principles and Practice”

Inquiries: European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Avenue E. Mounierlaan 83/12, Brussels, 1200, Belgium; +32 2 775 93 40; info@estro.be; www.estro.be/estro/Index.html

March 10–11 Seattle

Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer Course

Inquiries: Seattle Prostate Institute, Education Dept., 1101 Madison, Suite 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215-2490; education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

March 12–15 Washington, DC

Association of Community Cancer Centers 29th Annual National Meeting: “Striving for Excellence in Challenging Times”

Inquiries: ACCC, 11600 Nebel St., Suite 201, Rockville, MD, 20852; (301) 984-9496; pnoble@accc-cancer.org; www.accc-cancer.org

March 12–15 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology

Inquiries: European Association of Urology, EAU Congress Office, PO Box 30016, AA Arnhem, NL-6803, Netherlands; +31 (0) 26 389 06 80; EAU@uroweb.nl; www.uroweb.nl

March 12–15 Amsterdam, Netherlands

5th International Symposium on Leukemia and Lymphoma

Inquiries: Ron van Veen, PAOG Course and Congress Organization, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, Netherlands; +31 20 4449372; www.med.vu.nl/leuklymph2003/

March 12–15 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Adjuvant Therapy of Primary Breast Cancer

Sponsored by the Center for Tumor Prevention and Detection

Inquiries: St. Gallen Oncology Conferences, c/o Prof. H. J. Senn, Post Office Box, St. Gallen - CH-9006, Switzerland; 4171-243-0032; www.oncoconferences.ch

March 13–15 Baltimore

Advances in Nuclear Medicine

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

March 13–16 Bermuda

The Future of Supportive Therapy in Oncology: An International Congress

Sponsored by Physicians' Education Resource in conjunction with Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

Inquiries: PER, Sammons Tower Suite 4802, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; cme@perlp.com, www.cancerconferences.com

March 14–15 Houston

Brain Tumor Conference

Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/conferences.

March 14–15 Phoenix

New Strategies in Breast Cancer 2003

Sponsored by the S.G. Madison & the Center for Biomedical Continuing Education

Inquiries: The CBCE; (800) 492-2597; info@thecbce.com, www.thecbce.com

March 16–19 Lugano, Switzerland

ICTR 2003: International Conference on Translational Research: Advances in Translational Radiation Oncology

Inquiries: Jacques Bernier, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, San Giovanni Hospital, Bellinzona, CH-6504, Switzerland; Fax +41 (0) 91 820 9044; www.osg.ch/en/iosi.html

March 17–19 Madrid

CNIO Cancer Conference: Targeted Search for Anticancer Drugs

Inquiries: Beatriz Ferreiro, Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO), Melchor Fernández Almagro, 3, Madrid, 28029; +34 91 224 6900; www.cnio.es/ing/meetings/index.htm

March 18–21 Houston

44th Annual Clinical Conference “Molecular Therapeutics for Cancer Metastasis”

Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

March 19–24 Banff, Alberta

Molecular Targets for Cancer Therapy

Sponsored by DNAX Research, Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Inquiries: Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Place #272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (800) 253-0685; info@keystonesymposia.org, www.keystonesymposia.org

March 21–26 San Francisco

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

Inquiries: American Academy of Dermatology, Dept. of Meetings and Conventions, 930 North Meacham Rd., PO Box 4014, Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014; (847) 330 0230; rescalante@aad.org; www.aad.org/

March 23–27 Cairo, Egypt

ESTRO Teaching Course on Modern Brachytherapy Techniques

Inquiries: ESTRO Office, 83 Avenue E. Mounier, Brussels - 1200, Belgium; +32 2 775 93 40; info@estro.be; www.estro.be/estro/Index.html

March 24–25 Westmont, IL

Advanced Training Course: Prostate Brachytherapy: Past, Present & Future

Inquiries: Jenny Amburgey, Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, One Oak Hill Center, Suite 100, Westmont, IL 60559; 630-654-2515; jamburgey@prostateimplant.com; www.prostateimplant.com

March 24–29 Lyon, France

International Course on Epidemiological Research in Nutrition and Cancer

Inquiries: Olaf Kelm, International Agency for Research of Cancer (IARC), 150, cours Albert Thomas, Lyon - 69008, France; +33 (0) 4 72 73 81 54; www.iarc.fr

March 26–27 Santa Barbara, CA

Breast Cancer 101 Conference

Inquiries: Susan Love MD Breast Cancer Foundation, 427 Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (310) 230-1712; www.susanlove.org

March 26–28 Tampa, FL

Skill Building in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care

Inquiries: Ann Gordon, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612; (813) 903-4975; gordonac@moffitt.usf.edu; www.moffitt.usf.edu/promotions/index.htm

March 27–28 San Diego

Cytokines and Beyond

Inquiries: GTCBIO, 550 Fano St. # 303B, Monrovia, CA 91016; (626) 256-6405; info@gtcbio.com; www.gtcbio.com

March 27–30 Santa Barbara, CA

3rd International Symposium: The Intraductal Approach to Breast Cancer

Inquiries: Susan Love MD Breast Cancer Foundation, 427 Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (310) 230-1712; www.susanlove.org

March 28 Chicago

Integrating Economic Analyses into Cancer Clinical Trials

Inquiries: Sheryl Corey, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Olson 8250, 303 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 908-5250; fax: (312) 908-1372; s-corey@northwestern.edu; www.cancer.northwestern.edu/economicanalyses

March 28–29 Lugano, Switzerland

Good Clinical Practice in Oncology: Update and New Developments

Inquiries: ESMO Head Office, Education Department, Via La Santa 7, CH-6962 Viganello-Lugano, Switzerland; +41 091- 973 1904; fax +41 091- 973 1905; mariacristina@esmo.org; www.esmo.org

March 28–29 Dearborn, MI

1st International Symposium on Extracranial Radiosurgery

Inquiries: Janice Freytag, Henry Ford Health System, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, 5D One Ford Place, Detroit, MI, 48202; (313) 874 8326; www.henryfordhealth.org/body.cfm?id=39554

Mar. 29-Apr. 3 Steamboat Springs, CO

From Stem Cells to Therapy

Inquiries: Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Place #272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (800) 253-0685; info@keystonesymposia.org, www.keystonesymposia.org

Mar. 29-Apr. 5 Honolulu

American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

Inquiries: American Academy of Neurology, 1080 Montreal Ave., St. Paul, MN 55116; (651) 695-1940; www.aan.com

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April

April 2–5 The Hague, Netherlands

8th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

Inquiries: KENES International, 17 Rue du Cendrier, PO Box 1726, Geneva - 1211, Switzerland; +41 (0) 22 908 0488; eapc03@kenes.com; www.eapcnet.org/theHague2003/index.html

April 2–6 Kalimera, Crete

Mucins in Health and Disease: 7th International Workshop on Carcinoma-associated Mucins

Inquiries: Gursharn Nutley, Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Biology Group, 3rd Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy, London, SE1 9R;+44 (0) 20 7955 4542; fax +44 (0) 20 7955 2027

April 3–5 Pasadena, CA

Disseminating End-of-Life Education to Cancer Centers (DELEtCC)

Sponsored by the City of Hope National Medical Center, funded by an NCI grant

Inquires: Jo Hanson, City of Hope National Medical Center; 1500 E. Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010; (626) 359-8111, x63108; jhanson@coh.org, http://deletcc.coh.org

April 3–5 San Diego

American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine Annual Session 2003

Inquiries: ACP-ASIM, 190 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572; (215) 351-2600; www.acponline.org

April 4–5 Baltimore

Current Concepts in the Multidisciplinary Management of Colorectal Cancer

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

April 4–5 Chicago

ASTRO Spring Refresher Course—10-Year Anniversary

Inquiries: American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 12500 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 375, Fairfax, VA 22033-3882; (800) 962-7876; (703) 502-1550; www.astro.org

April 5–9 Toronto, Ontario

94th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: AACR, 615 Chestnut St, 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 440-9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; meetings@aacr.org, www.aacr.org

April 6–10 Brussels, Belgium

13th International Meeting of the European Society of Gynecological Oncology

Inquiries: Isis Rivlin, Kenes International, ESGO 13 Secretariat, 17 rue du Cendrier, P.O. Box 1726, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland; +41 (0) 22 908 0488; esgo13@esgo.org; www.esgo.org/esgo13

April 7–10 Glasgow, UK

British Society of Haematology Annual Scientific Meeting

Inquiries: British Society of Haematology, Flat 416, 78 Marylebone High Street, London - W1U 5AP, United Kingdom; Fax: +44 (0) 20 7224 1948; janice@bshhya.demon.co.uk; www.blackwellpublishing.com/uk/society/bsh/

April 7–9 Bath, England

UK Radiation Oncology Conference

Inquiries: UKRO Secretariat, Fairmount House, 230 Tadcaster Rd., York YO24 1ES; UK; +44 (0)1904 610821; ukro@ipem.org.uk; http://195.173.142.15/ukro/

April 9 Wilmington, DE

6th Annual Breast Cancer Update Panel Discussion

Inquiries: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Vicky Cooke, 100 West 10th St., Suite 1115, Wilmington, DE 19801; (302) 778-1102; dbcc@debreastcancer.org; www.debreastcancer.org

April 9–13 San Diego

Southwest Oncology Group Annual Spring Meeting

Inquiries: Southwest Oncology Group, 14980 Omicron Dr., San Antonio, TX 78245-3217; (210) 677-8808; http://swog.org/Visitors/FutureMeetings.asp

April 9–13 Washington, DC

Comprehensive Cancer Care Conference: Integrating Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Inquiries: Center for Mind-Body Medicine, 5225 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 414, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-7338; center@cmbm.org; www.cmbm.org/conferences/conferencehome.htm

April 10–12 Baltimore

Mastering the Challenges of Cytopathology

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

April 10–12 Denver

4th Joint Clinical Conference and Exposition on Hospice and Palliative Care

Inquiries: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, 1700 Diagonal Rd., Suite 300, Alexandria VA 22314; (703) 837-1500; conferences@nhpco.org; www.nhpco.org

April 11–12 Seattle

Sixth Annual Advanced Prostate Brachytherapy Conference

Inquiries: Seattle Prostate Institute, Education Dept. 1101 Madison, Suite 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215-2490; education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

April 11–13 Baltimore

Fifth Annual Advanced Topics in CT Scanning: 3D Imaging, CT Angiography and Virtual Imaging

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

April 11–13 Dallas

27th Annual Symposium of the American Society of Breast Disease

Inquiries: American Society of Breast Disease, PO Box 140186, Dallas, TX 75214; (214) 368-6836; info@asbd.org; www.asbd.org/pages/symposium.html

April 12 Baltimore

Fifth Annual Hepato-Biliary and Gastroenterology Diseases for Practitioners

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

April 10–14 Vancouver

10th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Inquiries: International Conference Services, Suite 604, 850 West Hastings St., Vancouver V6C 1E1, Canada; 604-681-2153; conference@2003worldlungcancer.org; www.2003worldlungcancer.org

April 12–15 Hollywood, FL

Society of Breast Imaging 6th Postgraduate Course

Inquiries: Michele Wittling, Society of Breast Imaging, 1891 Preston White Dr., Reston, VA 20191; (703) 715 4390, fax (703) 716-1283; sbi@acr.org; www.sbi-online.org

April 12–15 New York City

American College of Surgeons 31st Annual Spring Meeting

Inquiries: ACoS, 633 N. St. Claire St., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 202-5000; postmaster@facs.org; www.facs.org/2003springmeeting/promo.html

April 13–16 Paris

Preventing and Controlling Cervical Cancer in the New Millennium

Inquiries: Congress Secretariat, Euroginc, 33, rue de l'Abbé Groult, 75015 Paris, France, +33 (0)1 45 33 60 46; admin@eurogin.com; www.eurogin.com/2003/

April 19–22 Beijing, China

ISRO International Teaching Course on “Advances in Radiation Oncology or Evidence-based Radiation Oncology”

Sponsored by the International Society for Radiation Oncology (ISRO)

Inquiries: Secretariat, IRAM, Av Americo Vespucio Norte 1314, Vitacura 6671407, Santiago, Chile; 56-2-206-1400; www.isro.be

April 23–27 Antalya, Turkey

15th National Cancer Conference

Inquiries: Tezer Kutluk, Cancer Research & Struggle Foundation, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Onkoloji Hastanesi Ba?hekimli?i, Ankara, Turkey; +90 312 305 2910; fax +90 (312) 309 29 12; tkutluk@ukk2003.org; www.ukk2003.org

April 23–27 Banff, Canada

6th World Congress in Psycho-Oncology

Inquiries: Sue Price, Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29th St., NW, Calgary, T2N 4N2, Alberta, Canada; (403) 251-2802; fax (403) 251-2802; banffcongress@cancerboard.ab.ca; www.capo.ca

April 24–25 San Juan, PR

Lymphoma…The Next Questions

Sponsored by Imedex, Inc.

Inquiries: Heather Drew, Imedex, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751-7332; meetings@imedex.com; www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

April 25–26 Universal City, CA

28th Spring Diagnostic Ultrasound Conference

Inquiries: LARS, Carrie L. Stubstad, Meeting & Association Coordinator, P.O. Box 93125, Pasadena, CA 91109-3125; (626) 836-5800; info@larad.org; www.larad.org/meetings

April 25–27 Chicago

The EPEC Project - Education for Physicians on End of Life Care: Become an EPEC Trainer

Inquiries: The EPEC Project, Northwestern University School of Medicine (NUMS), 750 N Lake Shore Dr., Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611; (877) 524-EPEC, (312) 503-EPEC; info@epec.net, www.epec.net

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Next Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

▪ 2003 ▪

November 12–15

New York City

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Full Meetings Listing on OT Web Site!

A more comprehensive listing of oncology-related meetings is available at www.oncology-times.com. Click on “Events,” and meetings can be viewed either by a running list of the meetings or with a month-by-month calendar view. When available, hyperlinks to the organizations involved are also included.

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Next Asco Annual Meeting

▪ 2003 ▪

May 31-June 3

Chicago

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Future AACR Annual Meetings

▪ 2003 ▪

April 5–9, Toronto

▪2004 ▪

March 27–31, Orlando

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