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Conferences & Courses

CONFERENCES & COURSES

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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 Omaha, NE

Metro Omaha Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society/Greater Omaha Oncology Social Workers Association Annual Spring Conference “Transitions in Cancer Care”

Inquiries: Mary Mays, MOC/ONS, PO Box 241822, Omaha, NE 68124–5822; (402) 468–5261; marymays448@aol.com; www.mocons.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 Cleveland

The Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital 6th Annual Symposium “Innovations in Cancer Prevention & the Practice of Hematology-Oncology”

Inquiries: Amy Faber, UNITECH Communications; (216) 444–8420, (800) 238–6750; fabera@ccf.org; www.ccf.org

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

Apr. 27-May 1 Chicago

AUA Annual Meeting

Inquiries: American Urological Association, 1120 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201; (410) 727–1100, fax: (410) 468–1835; e-mail: aua@auanet.org, Web: www.auanet.org

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May

May 1–4 Seattle

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 16th Annual Meeting

Inquiries: Jennifer Yock, 4700 W. Lake, Glenview, Il 60025–1485; 847–375–4861; info@aspho.org; www.aspho.org/public/articles/index.cfm?cat=3

May 1–4 Denver

Oncology Nursing Society, 28th Annual Congress

Inquiries: ONS, 125 Enterprise Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15275; (412) 859–6100; www.ons.org

May 2–5 Crete, Greece

1st Mediterranean Melanoma Meeting

Sponsored by University of Crete Faculty of Medecine and the WHO Melanoma Programme

Inquiries: Panos Travel Ltd., 4 Filellinon str., Athens, 10557, Greece; +30 10 3230380; fax +30 10 3245049; www.panos-travel.gr/conferences.asp

May 3–5 Ottawa, Canada

Reasons for Hope 2003

Inquiries: Susan Wall, Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative, 10 Alcorn Ave., Suite 200, Toronto, M4V3B1, Ontario, Canada; (416) 934–5642; fax (416) 961–4189; swall@cancer.ca; www.breast.cancer.ca/reasons_for_hope_conferences

May 4–7 Rome

5th International Gastric Cancer Congress

Sponsored by the International Gastric Cancer Association

Inquiries: Alfredo Garofalo, ARC - IGCC Scientific Secretariat, Via A. Borelli, 5, Roma, 00161, Italy; 39 (06) 55180577; www.gastriccancer.org

May 4–8 Tenerife, Spain

ESTRO Teaching Course on “Radiation Oncology: A Molecular Approach”

Inquiries: European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology; Avenue E. Mounierlaan 83/12, Brussels, 1200, Belgium; +32 2 775 93 40; fax +32 2 779 54 94; info@estro.be; www.estro.be/estro/Index.html

May 4–9 San Diego

American Roentgen Ray Society, 103rd Annual Meeting

Inquiries: ARRS, 44211 Slatestone Court, Leesburg, VA 20176; (703) 729–3353, www.arrs.org/meeting

May 5–6 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

May 5–6 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

May 6–10 Barcelona

ESTRO course on “Dose Determination in Radiotherapy: Beam Characterisation, Dose Calculation, and Dose Verification”

Inquiries: European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology; Avenue E. Mounierlaan 83/12, Brussels, 1200, Belgium; +32 2 775 93 40; fax +32 2 779 54 94; info@estro.be; www.estro.be/estro/Index.html

May 7–10 Sevilla, Spain

9th World Congress on Cancer of the Skin

Sponsored by the Skin Cancer Foundation, Academia Española de Dermatología y Venereología, Asociación Española del Cáncer Cutáneo

Inquiries: Adriano Congresos, Adriano, 26–28, 41001 Sevilla, Spain; 34–95421–5900, www.sks2003.com

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To list a conference or course, send the following information: name of the event, sponsor, date(s), location, contact information including phone number and e-mail address, and a Web site URL for further information, if available. There is no charge for listings, but items should be submitted at least three months before the meeting. Please e-mail the information to OT@LWW.com.

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Full Listings on OT Web Site!

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

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