CONFERENCES & COURSES

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    July

    July 2–5 Bournemouth, UK

    British Association for Cancer Research 2003 Meeting

    Inquiries: BCRM Secretariat, c/o MacElwain Laboratories, Institute of Cancer Research, Cotswold Rd., Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK, +44 (0) 20 8722 4208; bcrm@icr.ac.uk; www.bacr.org.uk

    July 11–13 Mackinac Island, MI

    Cancer Update

    Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Univ of Michigan Medical School; PO Box 1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1157; (734) 763-1400 or (800) 800-0666; OCME@umich.edu; http://cme.med.umich.edu

    July 11–14 Washington, DC

    American Association for Cancer Research, 94th Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: AACR, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404;, 215-440-9300, fax 215-440-9313; www.aacr.org

    July 12–16 Sea Island, GA

    Future Directions in Hematology and Oncology

    Sponsored by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

    Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Emory University School of Medicine, 1462 Clifton Rd., Suite 276, Atlanta, GA 30322; (888) 727-5695; cme@emory.edu; www.emory.edu/CME

    July 13–20 Keystone, CO

    Pathobiology of Cancer

    Inquiries: American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404; (215) 440-9300; programs@aacr.org; http://services.aacr.org/aspen.asp

    July 14–15 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

    July 17–18 Washington, DC

    AICR/WCRF International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer

    Inquiries: Research Dept, American Institute for Cancer Research, 1759 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 328-7744, (800) 843-8114; research@aicr.org; www.aicr.org/conference

    July 17–20 Bermuda

    Third International Prostate Cancer Congress

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

    July 19 Torrance, CA

    Summer Seminar in Breast Imaging

    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

    July 20–24 Toronto

    19th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Inquiries: Biochemical Society, Portland Customer Services, Commerce Way, Whitehall Industrial Estate, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HP, UK; +44 (0) 20 7580 3481; meetings@biochemsoc.org.uk; www.biochemistry.org/meetings

    July 23–27 Dublin, Ireland

    Translational Research in Oncology: Third International Symposium

    Inquiries: Conference Secretariat, the Center for Biomedical Continuing Education; 8445 Freeport Pkwy, Suite 680, Irving, TX 75063; (800) 492-2597; translationalresearch@thecbce.com; www.thecbce.com/oncnew/search/index.html

    July 26-Aug 1 Vail, CO

    ASCO/AACR Workshop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research

    Inquiries: American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404; (215) 440-9300; programs@aacr.org; http://services.aacr.org/aspen.asp

    July 31-Aug 3 Banff, Canada

    Second Annual Future of Breast Cancer: An International Breast Cancer Congress

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

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    August

    August 2–4 Columbus, OH

    4th National Conference on Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteerism

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

    August 3–8 Helsinki

    12th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Global Action for a Tobacco Free Future

    Inquiries: Administrative Secretariat, CongCreator CC Ltd., PO Box 762, Helsinki FIN-00170, Finland; +358-9135-331; wctoh2003@congcreator.com; www.wctoh2003.org

    August 4–5 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

    August 6–10 Amelia Island, FL

    13th Annual Hematology/Oncology Reviews

    Inquiries: Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32224; (904) 953-2000; www.mayo.edu/cme/hemonc.htm

    August 7–9 Charleston, SC

    Southern Association for Oncology's 16th Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: Southern Medical Association, PO Box 190088, Birmingham, AL 35219; (800) 423-4992; nmullins@sma.org; www.smaservicesinc.com/sao/anm_home.html

    August 10–14 Vancouver

    10th World Conference on Lung Cancer

    Inquiries: International Conference Services, Cari Chenier, Suite 604, 850 West Hastings St., Vancouver V6C 1E1, Canada; (604) 681-2153; lungcancer@meet-ics.com; www.2003worldlungcancer.org

    August 13–17 Sacramento, CA

    Physics of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 20th Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: Univ. of California, Davis, Health System, Lorraine Smith, 3560 Business Dr., Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95820; (916) 734-0318; losmith@ucdavis.edu; http://radiology.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/physics/

    August 13–18 Barcelona

    2nd International Symposium on Anti-Receptor Signaling Strategies in Human Neoplasia

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

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

    August 14–16 Chicago

    Anti-Signaling Strategies in Human Neoplasia Second Annual Symposium

    Inquiries: SG Madison Biochemical Communications, 8445 Freeport Pkwy., Suite 680, Irving, TX 75063; 972-929-1900; info@thecbce.com; www.sgmadison.com

    August 14–17 Quebec

    Third International Congress on Monoclonal Antibodies in Cancer

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

    August 17–22 Brisbane, Australia

    12th International Congress of Radiation Research

    Inquiries: ICMS (Qld) Pty Ltd, PO Box 3496, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia; +61 7 3844 1138; icrr2003@icms.com.au; www.icrr2003.org

    August 22–23 Los Angeles

    Focus on Myeloma & Plasma Cell Disorders

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

    Inquiries: Imedex, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA30005-3969; (770) 751-7332; meetings@imedex.com; www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

    August 23–27 Amsterdam

    European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress

    Inquiries: Congress Secretariat, Van Breestraat 156, 1071 ZX Amsterdam, The Netherlands; +31 20 6721980 eanm2003@eanm.org; www.eanm.org

    August 25–26 Seattle

    High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Prostate and Gynecology Cancer

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

    August 25–26 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

    August 26–30 Plymouth, UK

    Biological Electron and Proton Transfer, 56th Harden Conference

    Inquiries: Biochemical Society, Portland Customer Services, Commerce Way, Whitehall Industrial Estate, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HP, UK; +44 (0) 20 7580 3481; meetings@biochemsoc.org.uk; www.biochemistry.org/meetings/

    August 29–31 Washington, DC

    Second International Congress on Targeted Therapies in Cancer

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

    Aug. 30-Sept. 4 Edinburgh, Scotland

    ISOBM 2003

    Sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Oncofetal Antigens Monoclonal Antibodies and Tumor Biology

    Inquiries: Dr. C. Sturgeon, Dept. of Clinical Biochem, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 1 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9YW; cs@csturgeon.demon.co.uk, www.med.uio.no/dnr/ISOBM/ISOBMhome.htm

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    September

    September 2 Minneapolis

    Endorectal Ultrasonography

    Inquiries: University of Minnesota CME, Suite 190, 200 Oak St., SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; (612) 626-7600; www.cce.umn.edu

    September 4–6 Minneapolis

    Colon and Rectal Surgery: Principles and Practice 2003

    Inquiries: University of Minnesota CME, Suite 190, 200 Oak St., SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; (612) 626-7600; www.cce.umn.edu

    September 4–6 Warsaw, Poland

    ESMO Course: Principles and Practices in Medical Oncology

    Inquiries: Dolores Knupfer, ESMO Education Coordinator, ESMO Head Office, Education Dept., Via La Santa 7, CH-6962 Viganello-Lugano, Switzerland; +41 091- 973 1903; fax +41 091- 973 1905; dolores@esmo.org; www.esmo.org/education/education_course_calendar.htm

    September 5–6 Baltimore

    Mammography Workshop

    Inquiries: Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, Office of CME, Thomas B. Turner Bldg., Room 20, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu; www.hopkinscme.org/cme/Months/calendar.htm

    September 6–10 Chicago

    American College of Radiology Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: ACR, 1891 Preston White Dr., Reston VA 20191; (800) ACR-LINE; www.acr.org

    September 7–9 Brussels, Belgium

    The 3rd European Conference on the Economics of Cancer

    Inquiries: European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, 83, Avenue E. Mounier, Bte 11 B-1200 Brussels; +32 2 774 16 41; eortc@eortc.be; www.eortc.be

    September 7–9 Phoenix

    NHPCO 18th Management and Leadership Conference

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

    September 8–9 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

    September 9–13 Oxford, UK

    Proteinase Structure and Function, 57th Harden Conference

    Inquiries: Biochemical Society, Portland Customer Services, Commerce Way, Whitehall Industrial Estate, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HP, UK; +44 (0) 20 7580 3481; meetings@biochemsoc.org.uk; www.biochemistry.org/meetings/

    September 11–12 Houston

    Endocrine Surgery Symposium

    Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd; Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; meetings@mdaisd1.mdacc.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/conferences/

    September 11–13 Houston

    Living Fully With Cancer

    Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd; Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; meetings@mdaisd1.mdacc.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

    September 11–13 Toronto

    3rd Princess Margaret Hospital Conference on New Developments in Cancer Management

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    September 12 New York City

    Eastern Pain Association Annual Scientific Meeting

    Inquiries: Kay Holmes, Eastern Pain Association, 2209 Dickens Rd., PO Box 11086, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-0063; kay@societyhg.com; http://easternpain.org

    September 12–13 Washington, DC

    4th Annual Perspectives in Colorectal Cancer

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    September 13–14 San Antonio

    Oncologic Imaging for the Practicing Radiologist

    Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd; Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; meetings@mdaisd1.mdacc.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

    September 14–16 Manchester, UK

    British Oncological Association Annual Conference

    Inquiries: Concorde Services/BOA 2003, 4b, 50 Speirs Wharf, Port Dundas, Glasgow G4 9TB, UK; +44 (0)141 331 0123; info@boa-congress.co.uk; www.boa-congress.co.uk

    September 14–17 Chicago

    Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC)

    Inquiries: 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-2904; (202) 737-3600; ICAAC@asmusa.org, www.icaac.org

    September 15–18 Atlanta

    CDC 2003 Cancer Conference: Comprehensive Approaches to Cancer Control—The Public Health Role

    Inquiries: (877) 426-2746; info@cancerconference.net; www.cancerconference.net

    September 17 London

    Obesity, Nutrition and Cancer: The Weight Debate

    Inquiries: World Cancer Research Fund, 19 Harley St., London W1G 9QJ, UK; education@wcrf.org; +44 (0)20 7343 4200; www.wcrf.org/conference

    September 17–19 Nottingham, UK

    8th Nottingham International Breast Cancer Meeting

    Inquiries: City Hospital, Professorial Unit of Surgery, Hucknall Rd., Nottingham NG5 1PB UK; +44 (0115) 962 5707; http://breast-cancer-research.com/conferences

    Sept. 18–20 Surfers Paradise, Australia

    Australasian Society for Breast Disease Meeting

    Inquiries: Solei Gibbs; PO Box 1124, Coorparoo DC Qld 4151, Australia; 61-738-461-585; info@asbd.org.au; www.asbd.org.au

    September 19 Ann Arbor, MI

    Cancer Center Field of Dreams Symposium

    Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Univ of Michigan Medical School; PO Box 1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1157; (734) 763-1400 or (800) 800-0666; OCME@umich.edu; http://cme.med.umich.edu

    September 19 Baltimore

    11th Annual Progress in Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation

    Inquiries: Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, Office of CME, Thomas B. Turner Bldg., Room 20, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu; www.hopkinscme.org/cme/Months/calendar.htm

    September 19–20 Helsingor, Denmark

    Comprehensive Review of Clinical Cancer Genetics

    Inquiries: Christine K. Zarb-Guthry, ESMO Education Coordinator, ESMO Head Office, Education Dept., Via La Santa 7, CH-6962 Viganello-Lugano, Switzerland; +41 091 973 1907; christine@esmo.org; www.esmo.org/education/education_course_calendar.htm

    September 20–23 Houston

    25th Annual Pharmacy Symposium on Cancer Chemotherapy

    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

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    Next ASTRO Annual Meeting

    www.astro.org

    • 2003 •

    July 11–14, Washington, DC

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    Next ASTRO Annual Meeting

    www.astro.org

    • 2003 •

    October 19–23, Salt Lake City

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    To Get a Meeting Listed

    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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    Next Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

    www.mssm.edu/tcf

    • 2003 •

    November 12–15, New York City

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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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