Meeting Planner

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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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