CONFERENCES & COURSES

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    ▪ January

    January 22–24 San Francisco

    Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

    ASCO, 1900 Duke St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-0150; asco@asco.org; www.asco.org

    Jan. 22–25 The Woodlands, TX

    Oncologic Interventional Radiology: A Comprehensive Clinical Review

    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

    January 23–27 Hyderabad, India

    XI International Congress of Ocular Oncology (ICOO 2004)

    ICOO 2004 Secretariat, Arun D. Singh, MD, LV Prasad Eye Institute, LV Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500034, India; +91-40-23548267; www.eyetumors.com

    January 23–29 Keystone, CO

    Stem Cells

    Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Pl., #272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (800) 253-0685; www.keystonesymposia.org

    January 24 Boston

    Current Trends in Breast Cancer: An Update from the 2003 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    January 24 Baltimore

    Stump the Experts in NHL and CLL: A Call for Case Study Abstracts

    Office of CME, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 720 Rutland Ave., Turner 20, Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-7665; www.hopkinscme.org

    January 25–29 Waikoloa, HI

    American Association for Cancer Research - Japanese Cancer Association Joint Conference—Advances in Cancer Research: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Targeted Therapeutics, Novel Clinical Trials, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology/Prevention

    AACR, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404; (215) 440-9300; www.aacr.org/2004jca.asp

    January 26–28 San Antonio, TX

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting

    STS, 633 N. Saint Clair St., Suite 2320, Chicago, IL 60611-3658; (312) 202-5800; www.sts.org

    Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Phoenix

    Project LEAD (National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund)

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

    January 29–30 Bethesda, MD

    Biomedical Imaging in Oncology Fifth National Forum

    Jamie Kenyon, Div. of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, 31 Center Dr., Bldg 31, Rm 3A44, Bethesda, MD 20892-2440 (301) 496-6711; www3.cancer.gov/dctd/forum

    Jan. 29-Feb. 1 Orlando

    The American Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Meeting

    American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2365 Hunters Way, Charlottesville, VA 22911; (434) 293-5350; www.apos-society.org

    January 31 Dallas

    Current Trends in Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma: A Post-ASH Update

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

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    ▪ February

    February 3–8 Keystone, CO

    Apoptosis in Development and Apoptosis in Biochemistry and Structural Biology

    Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Pl., #272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (800) 253-0685; www.keystonesymposia.org

    February 5–6 Geneva

    The Fourth Genolier-Geneva-MSKCC Cancer Conference: Organizing Chemotherapy and Hormonal Therapy: The Key Role of Supportive Agents

    Imedex Inc, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751-7332; h.drew@imedex.com; www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

    February 5–7 Houston

    2nd International Conference on Ubiquitin

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

    Feb. 5–8 St. Kitts, West Indies

    Second Annual Supportive Therapy in Oncology and International Congress

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    February 6 Salt Lake City

    Translocations in Sarcoma: Molecular to Clinical Implications

    Sponsored by the Sarcoma Services at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Center for Children, Primary Children's Research Foundation, Department of Orthopedics, University of Utah School of Medicine

    Jessica Hampton, 2000 Circle of Hope, Suite 4300, Salt Lake City, UT 84112; (801) 585-0384; www.huntsmancancer.org/sarcoma/symposium

    February 6–8 San Diego

    2004 IMRT Practicum

    American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 12500 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 375, Fairfax, VA 22033-3882; 800-962-7876; www.astro.org/education_and_meetings

    February 6–11 Washington, DC

    American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

    AAD, PO Box 4014, Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014; (847) 330-0230; www.aad.org

    February 7 Washington, DC

    Current Trends in Breast Cancer: An Update from the 2003 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    February 7–8 Miami

    ABS Breast Brachytherapy School and Physics School

    American Brachytherapy Society, 12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Suite 130, Reston, VA 20190-5202; (703) 234-4078; www.americanbrachytherapy.org

    February 7–11 San Diego

    SGO: 35th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer

    Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, 401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 644-6610; sgo@sba.com; www.sgo.org/meetings

    February 9–13 San Francisco

    Hematolymphoid Diagnostic Pathways

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

    February 12–14 Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Colorectal Disease Symposium: An International Exchange of Medical and Surgical Concepts

    Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd. Weston, FL 33331; (954) 659-5000; www.clevelandclinic.org/florida

    February 12–14 Clearwater Beach, FL

    Current Issues in Liver Pathology

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

    Feb. 12–14 St. Gallen, Switzerland

    3rd International Conference and Annual Meeting of the International Society of Cancer Chemoprevention: “Tumor Prevention and Genetics”

    Inquiries: Conference Secretariat “TUP 2004”, St. Gallen Oncology Conferences, c/o ZeTuP, Rorschacherstr. 150, CH-9006 St.Gallen/Switzerland; +41 (0) 71 243 08 90; Fax +41 (0) 71 245 68 05; info@oncoconferences.ch; www.oncoconferences.ch

    February 12–15 Amelia Island, FL

    9th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease

    A Program of The University of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville University of Florida College of Medicine

    Inquiries: Sheila Masood, MD, University of Florida, HSC, Department of Pathology, 655 West 8th St., Jacksonville, FL, 32209; (904) 244-4387; fax (904) 244-5565; http://cme.ufl.edu

    February 12–16 Seattle

    American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition

    AAAS Meetings Office, 1200 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326-6450; www.aaas.org/meetings

    February 13–14 Nice, France

    New Targets and Innovative Strategies in Cancer Treatment: A Short Course for Clinicians

    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

    February 13–15 Houston

    15th Annual Community Oncology Program (CCOP)

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

    Feb. 13–15 Boca Raton, FL

    2nd International Target Delineation Symposium for IMRT/3D CRT Treatment Planning

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

    Feb. 13–17 Orlando, FL

    Combined Annual Meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry, and Autologous Blood & Marrow Transplant Registry

    American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 85 W. Algonquin Rd., Suite 550, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; (847) 427-0224; www.asbmt.org

    February 17–22 Keystone, CO

    Mouse Models of Human Cancer

    Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Pl., #272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (800) 253-0685; www.keystonesymposia.org

    February 18–22 Dana Point, CA

    American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference: Radiation Biology and Cancer—From Molecular Responses to the Clinic

    AACR, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404; (215) 440-9300; www.aacr.org

    February 18–22 Scottsdale, AZ

    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting

    SRNT, 7600 Terrace Ave., Suite 203, Middleton, WI 53562; (608) 836-3787; www.srnt.org

    February 18–22 Orlando, FL

    Preventive Medicine 2004

    Maureen Crane, Meetings Manager, American College of Preventive Medicine, 1307 New York Ave., NW, Suite 200; Washington, DC 20005; (202) 466-2044; www.acpm.org

    February 19–22 San Diego

    Targeted Therapies for the Treatment of Lung Cancer Investigators Meeting

    Center for Biomedical Continuing Education, 8445 Freeport Pkwy., Suite 680, Irving, TX 75063; (214) 260-9024; www.thecbce.com

    February 20–22 Houston

    Mechanisms and Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms

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

    February 21 New York City

    Current Trends in Lung Cancer

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    February 21 Santa Monica, CA

    Current Trends in Breast Cancer: An Update from the 2003 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    February 23–24 Seattle

    High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Prostate and Gynecology Cancer

    Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison, Ste. 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215-2480; www.seattleprostateinst.com

    February 25–28 Miami Beach

    Miami Breast Cancer Conference

    Inquiries: Miami Cancer Conference, Lois Osman, PO Box 266948, Weston, FL 33326; (954) 888-9472; www.cancerconf.com

    Feb. 25–28 Santa Barbara, CA

    Third International Symposium on Genitourinary Cancers

    MediDigms, L.P., 100 West Southlake Blvd., Suite 142, Southlake, TX 76092; (888) 236-9624; www.medidigms.com

    February 26–27 London

    2nd London Colorectal 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/eso/programme_2003/London/default.asp?ActiveMenu=2

    February 26–29 Orlando, FL

    American College of Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting—New Frontiers in Radiation Oncology: Precision Radiochemotherapy, Radioimmunotherapy, & Next Generation Brachytherapy

    ACRO, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 718-6539; www.acro.org

    February 27–28 La Quinta, CA

    Symposium on Genomics in Clinical Oncology

    Medical Oncology Association of Southern California, Inc., PO Box 161, Upland, CA 91785; (909) 985-9061; www.moasc.org

    February 28 Washington, DC

    Current Trends in Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma: A Post-ASH Update

    Physicians' Education Resource, attn: CME Department, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

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    ▪ March

    March 1–3 Houston

    45th Annual Clinical Conference: Present and Future

    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 2 Philadelphia

    Cancer Genetics 2004: Advancing the Science, Advancing the Care

    Sponsored by: Fox Chase Cancer Center in cooperation with the Family Risk Assessment and Human Genetics Programs

    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497; (215) 728-2576; www.fccc.edu

    March 4–7 Phoenix

    American Medical Directors Association Annual Symposium

    Inquiries: American Medical Directors Association, 10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 760, Columbia, MD 21044; (800) 876-2632, (410) 740-9743; www.amda.com

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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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    To list a conference or course, send the following information: name of the event, sponsor, date(s), location, contact information including phone number, e-mail address, and Web site. 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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