CONFERENCES & COURSES

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    November

    November 1–5 Sacramento, CA

    International Association of Breast Cancer Research 24th Congress

    Inquiries: University of California, Davis, Health System, Claudia Morain, 3560 Business Dr., Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95820; (916) 734–5390; cmmorain@ucdavis.edu; http://cme.ucdavis.edu/iabcr.htm

    November 3–4 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

    November 3–7 Las Vegas

    A Practical Approach to Diagnostic Hematologic Problems

    American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    November 4–8 Los Angeles

    American Society of Human Genetics, 53rd Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: ASHG, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814–3998; (301) 571–1825, fax: (301) 530–7079; Web: www.ashg.org

    November 5–9 Philadelphia

    Project LEAD (National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund)

    NBCC, 1707 L St., NW, Suite 1060; Washington, DC 20036; (202) 296–7477; www.natlbcc.org

    November 6–7 New York City

    The Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care National Symposium: Enhancing Family-Centered Care for Children Living with a Life Threatening Condition

    Sheila Gray, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10029; (212) 822–7204; sgray@nyam.org; www.nyam.org/events/pediatrics/index.html

    November 6–8 Sitges, Spain

    1st Annual Conference: Perspectives in Palliative Care

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    November 7–8 Baltimore

    Current Topics in Gynecologic Pathology

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

    November 7–8 Milan

    1st Milan Thyroid Cancer Conference

    Daniela Mengato and Francesca Marangoni, European School of Oncology, Viale Beatrice d'Este, 3720122 Milan, Italy; +39 02 4335 9611; conferences@esoncology.org; www.cancerworld.org

    November 7–8 Nice, France

    Perspectives in Gynecologic Oncology, 2nd European Conference

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

    Inquiries: Imedex, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005–3969; (770) 751–7332; meetings@imedex.com; www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

    November 7–8 Rio de Janeiro

    New Strategies in Anticancer Therapy

    Sueli Roitman, PlanEt Events, Rua Manoel da Nóbrega, 354 - cj 111, São Paulo – SP, CEP 04001–01, Brazil; +55 11 31410707; planetevents@planetevents.com.br; www.cancerworld.org/eso/programme_2003/AnticancerTherapy/default.asp?ActiveMenu=2

    November 7–8 Seville, Spain

    3rd European Conference: Perspectives in Breast Cancer

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

    Inquiries: Imedex, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005–3969; (770) 751–7332; meetings@imedex.com, www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

    November 7–9 Philadelphia

    4th Annual ONS Institutes of Learning

    Sponsored by the Oncology Nursing Society

    Inquiries: ONS, 125 Enterprise Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15275; (412) 859–6100; (412) 921–7373; customer.service@ons.org, www.ons.org

    November 7–11 Orlando, FL

    American Society of Cytopathology 51st Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: Christy Myers; American Society of Cytopathology, 400 West 9th St., Suite 201, Wilmington, DE 19801; (302) 429–8802; cmyers@cytopathology.org; www.cytopathology.org

    November 7–12 Washington, DC

    Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges

    Inquiries: Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037–1126; (202) 828–0400, www.aamc.org

    November 8–9 Cyprus

    6th Europa Donna Pan European Conference

    The European Breast Cancer Coalition, Via G. Previati 12, 20149 Milan, Italy; (39) 02 8907 9660; info@europadonna.net; www.europadonna.net

    November 8–12 Orlando

    American Society of Cytopathology Annual Scientific Meeting

    ASC, 400 West 9th St., Suite 201, Wilmington, DE 19801; (302) 429–8802; asc@cytopathology.org; www.cytopathology.org

    November 9–10 Baltimore

    Current Topics in Gastrointestinal Pathology

    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.html

    November 9–12 Baltimore

    Clinical Microbiology Update

    Inquiries: American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    November 10–11 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

    November 11–18 Boston

    Palliative Care Education and Practice

    HMS Center for Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders House, 606 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 724–9509; pallcare@partners.org; www.hms.harvard.edu/cdi/pallcare

    November 12–15 New York City

    Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium XXI, Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow

    Inquiries: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L. Levy Pl., New York, NY 10029; Registration: (212) 241–6737, Helen.Holmes@mssm.edu; Symposium Office: (212) 241–6772, Jaclyn.Silverman@mssm.edu; www.mssm.edu/tcf

    November 13–14 Miami

    6th Perspectives in Melanoma

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    November 13–14 Monte Carlo

    Perspectives in Breast Cancer: 3rd European Conference

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

    November 13–16 Keystone, CO

    Society of Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting

    Jan Esenwein, Society of Neuro-Oncology, PO Box 890886; Houston, TX 77289–0886; (713) 745–2264; jesenwei@mdanderson.org; www.soc-neuro-onc.org

    November 14–15 Padua, Italy

    3rd Annual Perspectives in Bladder 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

    November 14–16 Las Vegas

    Women's Cancer Through the Continuum of Care - From Prevention to Survivorship

    City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010; (800) 888–5323; www.cityofhope.org

    November 14–17 Mexico City

    ISRO International Teaching course on “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

    November 15–19 San Francisco

    American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition

    APHA Meeting Coordinator, Edward Shipley, 800 I St., NW, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 777–2478; edward.shipley@apha.org; www.apha.org/meetings

    November 16–19 Melbourne

    Oral Cancer 9th International Congress in association with the 5th ASM of the Australian and New Zealand Head & Neck Society

    Inquiries: ICMS, 84 Queensbridge Street, Southbank Melbourne VIC, Australia 3006; +61 3 9682 0244; oralcancer@icms.com.au; www.icms.com.au/events.asp

    November 17–19 Charleston, SC

    Surgical Pathology of the Head & Neck

    Inquiries: American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    November 17–21 Boston

    AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on “Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics”

    Inquiries: Danielle Zimmermann, EORTC Education Office, Ave Emmanuel Mounier 83, bte 11, B - 1200 Brussels; +32-2-774 16 02; dzi@eortc.be; www.eortc.be

    November 19–20 Edinburgh, UK

    Apoptosis in Myeloid Cells: Molecular Insights into Disease Processes

    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

    November 19–21 Hong Kong

    Hong Kong International Cancer Congress

    Inquiries: HKICC Congress Secretariat, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong; (852) 2818 0232 / 2855 4235; mededcon@hku.hk; www.hkicc.org

    November 20 Cleveland

    Annual Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Course

    Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195; (216) 444–7924; www.clevelandclinic.org

    Nov. 20–22 Yosemite National Park, CA

    International Society of Analytical Cytology, Samuel A. Latt Meeting—Quantitative Biology for the Clinic

    Inquiries: ISAC, 60 Revere Dr., Suite 500, Northbrook, IL 60062–1577; (847) 205–4722; isac@isac-net.org; www.isac-net.org

    November 20–23 San Diego

    Internal Medicine Fall 2003 Conference

    Inquiries: CME, Inc, 2801 McGaw Ave, Irvine, CA 92614–5835; (800) 933–2632; customer.service@cmeinc.com; www.gericongress.com

    November 21–22 Dresden, Germany

    Advances in Radiation Oncology: Harnessing Modern Biology and New Technology

    European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, Ave. Mounier 83/4, 1200 Brussels, Belgium; +32.2.775.93.40; www.estro.be

    November 21–22 Rome

    8th International Conference on Geriatric Oncology: Cancer in the Elderly

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    November 22–23 Milan

    European Breast Cancer Advocacy Training Course

    The European Breast Cancer Coalition, Via G. Previati 12; 20149 Milan, Italy; (39) 02 8907 9660; info@europadonna.net; www.cancerworld.org/progetti/cancerworld/Europadonna/pagine/infonewsFlorence/EuropeWide.html

    November 24–28 Brussels, Belgium

    EORTC Course: Organization and Implementation of Cancer Clinical Trials

    Inquiries: Danielle Zimmermann, EORTC Education Office, Ave Emmanuel Mounier 83, bte 11, B - 1200 Brussels; +32-2-774 16 02; dzi@eortc.be; www.eortc.be

    November 26–29 Luxembourg

    European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy 12th Annual Congress

    Inquiries: ESGE Central Office, Secretary R. Campo, Mr. Peter Erard, Essenestraat 77, B-1740 Ternat, Belgium; +32 2 582 08 52; orgamed@pandora.be; www.esge.org

    November 28–29 Monte Carlo

    Perspectives in Lung Cancer: 4th European Conference

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    Nov. 30-Dec. 5 Chicago

    Radiological Society of North America 89th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting

    Conference Registrar, RSNA, 820 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, IL 60523–2251; (630) 571–2670; reginfo@rsna.org; www.rsna.org

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    December

    December 1–3 Santa Fe

    Review & Update of Gynecologic Cytopathology

    Inquiries: American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    December 1–4 Shiraz, Israel

    16th International Congress of Geographic Medicine Advances in Basic and Clinical Oncology

    Inquiries: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 71345–3119, Shiraz, Iran; +98 (711) 2303687; oncong@sums.ac.ir; http://oncology.sums.ac.ir

    December 3–5 Boca Raton, FL

    Diagnosis & Management of Breast Pathology

    Inquiries: American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    December 3–6 San Antonio, TX

    San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

    Inquiries: Cancer Therapy & Research Center, 8122 Datapoint Dr., Suite 250, San Antonio, TX 78229–3219; (210) 616–5912, 949–5009; www.sabcs.saci.org

    December 5–9 San Diego

    American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: ASH, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 776–0544; www.hematology.org

    December 7–9 San Antonio

    Cancer-Induced Bone Diseases, 4th International Conference

    The Paget Foundation, 120 Wall St., Suite 1602, New York, NY 10005–4001; (212) 509–5335; pagetsym@aol.com; www.paget.org/intl_conference.pdf

    December 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

    December 8–9 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

    December 8–12 Colorado Springs

    Urological Pathology

    Inquiries: American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2100 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612; (312) 738–1336; info@ascp.org; www.ascp.org

    December 9–10 Madison, WI

    Stem Cell Transplant Course for Oncology Nurses

    Kim Meyer, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, 600 Highland Ave., K5/ 658, Madison, WI 53792; (608) 263–6492; www.cancer.wisc.edu

    December 12–13 Chicago

    Controversies in the Management of Gynecologic Malignancies

    Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

    December 13–17 San Francisco

    American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting

    ASCB, 8120 Woodmont Ave., Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20814–2755; (301) 347–9300; ascbinfo@ascb.org; www.ascb.org

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    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. Hyperlinks to the organizations involved are also included.

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    Next Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

    www.mssm.edu/tcf

    2003

    November 12–15, New York City

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