Conferences & Courses

Oncology Times:
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Conferences & Courses
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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

    March 5 Mexico, Missouri

    Mid-Missouri Regional Cancer Conference

    Audrain Medical Center, Communication Services, 620 E. Monroe St., Mexico, MO 65265; (573) 582-8400; www.audrainmedicalcenter.com

    March 5 San Francisco

    Current Trends in Lung Cancer

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

    March 5–6 Los Angeles

    Focus on Myeloma & Plasma Cell Disorders

    Imedex, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751-7332; www.imedex.com

    March 5–7 Houston

    Parenthood after Cancer: Today's Options and Tomorrow's Hopes

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

    March 5–9 Vienna

    European Congress of Radiology

    ECR Office, Neutorgasse 9/2a, AT – 1010, Vienna Austria; +43 (0) 1 533 40 64; www.ecr.org

    March 6–11 Nicosia, Cyprus

    Spring Masterclass in Clinical Oncology

    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/masterclass/spring/default.asp?ActiveMenu=2

    March 6–12 Vancouver, BC

    United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting

    USCAP, 3643 Walton Way Extension, Augusta, GA 30909; (706) 733-7550; www.uscap.org/index.htm

    March 7–12 Scottsdale, AZ

    Abdominal Radiology Course 2004—Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists and Society of Uroradiology Combined Annual Meeting

    SGR Management Office, c/o International Meeting Managers, Inc., 4550 Post Oak Pl., Suite 342, Houston, TX 77027; (713) 965-0566; www.sgr.org/sgr_meetings.htm

    March 8–9 Seattle

    Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer

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

    March 10–12 Tampa, FL

    Skill Building In Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care

    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., MBC/PR, Tampa, FL 33612; (813) 975-7896; www.moffitt.usf.edu

    March 10–13 Houston

    RadOnc 2004

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

    March 10–14 Cape Town, South Africa

    Radiation Oncology in the 21st Century—ISRO International Teaching Course

    International Society for Radiation Oncology, Ave. Mounier 83/4, 1200 Brussels, Belgium; +32.2.775.93.42; www.isro.be

    March 10–14 Hollywood, FL

    National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Outcomes Data in Oncology

    NCCN, 500 Old York Rd., Suite 250, Jenkintown, PA 19046; (866) 788-6226; www.nccn.org

    March 10–14 Whistler, BC

    International Congress on Hematological Malignancies—Focus on Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Myelomas

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

    March 11–13 Key Biscayne, FL

    Palliative Medicine 2004

    Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195; (216) 444-2200; www.clevelandclinicmeded.com

    March 11–14 Orlando

    Evolving Paradigms in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

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

    March 12–14 Sunny Isles Beach, FL

    Winter Lung Cancer Conference

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

    March 12–17 Tahoe City, CA

    Hematopoiesis

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

    March 14–16 Bethesda, MD

    American Society of Preventive Oncology Annual Meeting

    ASPO, 256 WARF Bldg., 610 Walnut St., Madison, WI 53726; (608) 263-9515; www.aspo.org

    March 16–20 Hamburg

    4th European Breast Cancer Conference

    Kris Vantongelen, Conference and Programme Manager, Federation of European Cancer Societies, Avenue E. Mounier 83, 1200 Brussels, Belgium; +32 (0) 2 775 02 06; Kris@fecs.be; www.fecs.be/Conferences/ebcc4/index.shtml

    March 17–20 Arlington, VA

    Association of Community Cancer Centers Annual Meeting

    ACCC, 11600 Nebel St., Suite 201, Rockville, MD 20852; (301) 984-9496; www.accc-cancer.org

    March 17–20 Fajardo, PR

    4th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Viva la Vida

    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme

    March 18–21 Guaruja, Brazil

    1st Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer

    Coronel Joachim Ferreira Lobo, Z44 St. 04554 Sao Paolo SP Brazil; 55 11 3849 0379; www.lungcancer.com.br

    March 18–21 New York City

    Society of Surgical Oncology: 57th 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 19 Santa Barbara, CA

    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital's Oncology Nursing Symposium

    Gina Bifano, RN, OCN, Symposium Chair; (805) 682–7111 x6763; gbifano@sbch.org; www.cottagehealthsystem.org

    March 19–20 Baltimore

    Imaging and Targeting Receptors: Two Decades of Progress

    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

    March 19–20 Houston

    Bone Marrow Transplantation

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

    March 20 Chicago

    Current Trends in Lung Cancer

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

    March 20 Duarte, CA

    Clinical Cancer Genetics Annual Conference—“Real Men Do Get Cancer: Risks, Prevention and Treatment of Male-Specific Cancers”

    City of Hope National Medical Center, Dept. of Clinical Cancer Genetics and Divisions of Medical Oncology & Surgery, 1500 East Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010; (626) 256-8662 Ext.2; www.infosci.coh.org/ccgp

    March 21–23 Copper Mountain, CO

    Emerging Cancer Treatment Modalities: From Research to Practice

    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., MBC/PR, Tampa, FL 33612; (813) 632-1741; www.moffitt.usf.edu

    March 23–25 Las Vegas

    5th 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

    March 24–27 Miami Beach, FL

    American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting

    ASCPT, 528 North Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-6981; www.ascpt.org

    March 24–27 Bermuda

    American Urological Association Southeastern Section Annual Meeting

    AUA, Southeastern Section, 1111 N. Plaza Dr., Suite 550; Schaumburg, IL 60173-4950; (847) 969-0248; www.auanet.org

    March 24–28 Washington, DC

    Minorities, the Medically Underserved, and Cancer—9th Biennial Symposium

    Biennial Symposium, Intercultural Cancer Council, 6655 Travis, Suite 322, Houston, TX 77030; (713) 798-4617; www.iccnetwork.org

    March 25–30 Phoenix

    Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting - Charting a New Course for IR

    Mary Birnie, SIR, 10201 Lee Hwy., Suite 500; Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 691-1805; www.sirweb.org

    March 26–27 San Diego

    National Update on Advances in Urology

    Imedex, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751-7332; www.imedex.com

    March 27 New York City

    Current Trends in Colorectal Cancer: A Post ASCO Update

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

    March 27–31 Orlando, FL

    Academy of Molecular Imaging Annual Conference

    AMI, PO Box 951735, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1735; www.ami-imaging.org/conference2004

    March 27–31 Orlando, FL

    American Association for Cancer Research, 95th Annual Meeting

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

    March 28–31 Barcelona

    EBMT 2004 - 30th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

    Inquiries: AKM AG Congress Service, Clarastrasse 57, PO Box, CH-4005 Basel, Switzerland; +41-61-686 77 77; info@akm.ch; www.akm.ch/english/default.htm

    March 28-April 1 Anaheim, CA

    American Chemical Society National Meeting

    ACS Meetings Dept., 1155 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 872-4396; www.acs.org

    March 29 Natick, MA

    On the Cutting Edge of Cancer Therapy & Survivorship - MetroWest Medical Center's Interdisciplinary Cancer Care Team Annual Symposium

    Mary Lord at Cancer Care Center, 99 Lincoln St., Framingham, MA 01702, (508) 383.8748; melissa.slocik@tenethealth.com

    March 30-April 2 Las Vegas

    Diagnostic Hematopathology

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

    March 31-April 3 Budapest

    12th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology

    Inquiries: ESSO2004 Conference Secretariat, FECS Conference Unit, Avenue E. Mounier 83, B-1200 Brussels; 32-2-775-0201; www.fecs.be

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    ▪ April

    April 1–3 Fort Myers, FL

    Spectrum of Pain: Comprehensive Assessment and Multimodal Management

    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., MBC/PR, Tampa, FL 33612; (813) 975-7896; www.moffitt.usf.edu

    April 1–4 Washington, DC

    New Strategies in Breast Cancer

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

    April 2–3 Baltimore

    Current Concepts in the Multidisciplinary Management of Breast Cancer

    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

    April 2–3 Los Angeles

    Focus on Myeloma & Plasma Cell Disorders

    Imedex, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751 7332; www.imedex.com

    April 2–3 San Juan

    Lymphoma…the Next Questions

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

    April 2–3 Seattle

    Advanced Prostate Brachytherapy Conference

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

    April 2–4 Chicago

    2004 ASTRO Spring Refresher Course Program

    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

    April 8 Wilmington, DE

    Breast Cancer Update Panel Discussion

    Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Inc., Community Service Bldg., 100 W. 10th St., Suite 1115, Wilmington, DE 19801; (302) 778-1102; www.debreastcancer.org

    April 15–17 Pasadena, CA

    Disseminating End-of-Life Education to Cancer Centers

    City of Hope National Medical Center, Dept. NR&E, 1500 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010; (626) 359–8111 x63108; http://deletcc.coh.org

    April 15–17 Edinburgh

    The 4th European Oncology Nursing Society Spring Convention

    Inquiries: EONS-4 Conference Secretariat, FECS Conference Unit, Avenue E. Mounier 83, B-1200 Brussels; 32-2-775-0202; eons4@fecs.be, www.fecs.be/conferences/eons4

    April 15–17 Scottsdale, AZ

    Current Issues & Problems in Breast Pathology

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

    April 16–17 Houston

    Adolescent and Young Adult Conference

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

    April 16–18 Santa Monica, CA

    California Cancer Consortium Conference

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

    April 16–18 Chicago

    Clinical Research 2004—American Federation for Medical Research National Meeting

    AFMR, 900 Cummings Center, Suite 221-U, Beverly, MA 01915; (978) 927-8330; www.afmr.org

    April 17 Los Angeles

    Stump the Experts in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Office of CME, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; www.hopkinscme.org

    April 17 New York City

    Current Trends in Colorectal Cancer

    Physicians' Education Resource, Sammons Tower, Ste. 4802, 3535 Worth St., Dallas, TX 75246; (214) 818-7462; www.cancerconferences.com

    April 18–20 Brussels, Belgium

    International Meeting on Cancer Molecular Markers: From Discovery to Clinical Practice

    Associate Director, Cancer Diagnosis Program, Div. of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, 6130 Executive Blvd. Room 6035A, MSC 7420, Bethesda, MD 20892; (301) 496-8639; ww.cancerdiagnosis.nci.nih.gov

    April 18–22 Santa Fe, NM

    Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract

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

    April 18–22 St. Louis

    International Congress of Hyperthermic Oncology

    European Society of Hyperthermic Oncology, Ms P. Groot, c/o UHR-Daniel, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Hyperthermia Unit, P/O Box 5201, 3008 AE Rotterdam, The Netherlands; www.icho2004.org

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