CONFERENCES & COURSES

Oncology Times:
doi: 10.1097/01.COT.0000292107.86456.9c
Conferences & Courses
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    ▪ September

    September 2–4 San Diego, CA

    Current Concepts in Palliative Care: Update and Review Course

    American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 4700 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025; (847) 375-4712; www.aahpm.org

    September 9–12 Chicago

    Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Annual Convention

    AMSN, East Holly Ave., Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071; (866) 877-2676; www.medsurgnurse.org

    September 9–12 San Antonio, TX

    American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting

    AAPM, 13947 Mono Way #A, Sonora, CA 95370; (209) 533-9744; www.aapainmanage.org

    September 9–12 St. Louis, MO

    Society of Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting

    SMI Meeting Office, PO Box 19577, Stanford, CA 94309; (650) 216-6621; www.molecularimaging.org

    Sept 9–12 Washington, DC

    Advancing Cancer Care in the Elderly: Quality Care for Colorectal Cancer

    Geriatric Oncology Consortium, 1700 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 333-8845; www.thegoc.org

    September 10 Baltimore

    Current Concepts in the Multidisciplinary Management of Ovarian Cancer

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Thomas B. Turner Bldg., 720 Rutland Ave., Rm. 20, Baltimore, MD 21205; (410) 955-2959; www.hopkinscme.net

    September 10–11 Berlin

    Perspectives in Colorectal Cancer

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

    September 10–11 Houston

    Internal Medicine & the Cancer Patient

    UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, CME/Conference Services, Unit 131, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030-4009; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

    September 11–12 Washington, DC

    State-of-the-Art Symposium: Update in Hematologic Malignancies

    American Society of Hematology, 1900 M St., NW, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 776-0544; www.hematology.org/training/sas2004.cfm

    September 12–14 Edinburgh, UK

    British Oncological Association Annual Conference

    Inquiries: Concorde Services/BOA 2004, 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

    Sept 12–15 Jersey City, NJ

    Oncology: Clinical Issues and Trends

    Contemporary Forums, 11900 Silvergate Dr., Dublin, CA 94568; (800) 377-7707; www.contemporaryforums.com

    September 13–14 Houston

    Uterine Cancer Biology Symposium

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

    September 13–14 New York City

    Cancer on the Internet International Conference

    European School of Oncology, IOSI, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland; +41 91 811 8050; www.cancerworld.org

    September 13–14 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

    Sept. 16–17 Duesseldorf, Germany

    Progress in Molecular and Translational Neuro-Oncology

    Guido Reifenberger, Dept. of Neuropathology, Heinrich-Heine-University, D-40225 Duesseldorf, Germany; www.noa-symposium-2004.de

    Sept. 16–18 Auckland, New Zealand

    Hospice New Zealand Palliative Care Conference

    Conference Innovators Ltd., PO Box 13 494, 196 Gloucester St., Christchurch, New Zealand; + 64 3 379 0390; www.hospice.org.nz/conferences.html

    Sept. 16–18 Barcelona, Spain

    Symposium on Anti-Signaling Strategies in Human Neoplasia

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

    September 17–18 Boston

    Best of ASCO Meeting

    American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1900 Duke St., Suite 200; Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-0150; www.asco.org/BOA

    Sept. 17–19 Braselton, GA

    Multi-Tumor: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network Fall Scientific Meeting

    Cadent Medical Communications, 1707 Market Place Blvd., Suite 350, Irving, TX 75063; (972)-929-1900; www.thecbce.com

    September 17–20 Genoa, Italy

    International Congress of the Metastasis Research Society

    Danny Welch, PhD, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, 1670 University Blvd., Volker Hall G-038, Birmingham, AL 35294; (205) 934-2956; www.metastasis-research.org

    September 18–19 San Antonio, TX

    Oncologic Imaging for the Practicing Radiologist

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

    September 19–22 New York City

    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO

    AAO-HNSF, One Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3357; (703) 836-4444: www.entlink.net

    September 19–23 Montreal

    International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill

    Presented by Palliative Care Division, McGill University. Congress Secreteriat, Events International, 759 Square-Victoria, Suite 300, Montréal, Québec H2Y 2J7, Canada; (514) 286-0855; www.eventsintl.com/pal2004

    September 22–24 Sofia, Bulgaria

    Advances in Breast Cancer and Melanoma

    European School of Oncology, Boryana Janeva, Krusheva Gradina St. 48, Sofia 1415, Bulgaria; +359 98 77 65 33; www.cancerworld.org

    September 22–24 Toronto

    New Developments in Cancer Management - Princess Margaret Hospital Conference

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

    September 23 Independence, OH

    Fungal Infection in the Oncology Patient: A Cutting Edge Update on Diagnosis and Therapy

    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wearn 152, 11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106-5065; (216) 844-8797; http://cancer.cwru.edu

    September 23–25 Berlin

    Perspectives in Melanoma

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

    September 23–25 Madrid

    Perspectives in Breast Cancer—4th European Conference

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

    Sept. 23–25 Gdansk, Poland

    Central European Lung Cancer Conference

    Conference Secretariat, 9th Central European Lung Cancer Conference, Via Medica, ul. Swietokrzyska 73, 80–180 Gdansk, Poland; (+48 58) 349 22 70; www.lungcancer.pl

    September 25–29 Houston

    26th Annual Pharmacy 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

    Sept. 27–28 Westmont, IL

    Prostate Brachytherapy

    Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, 1 Oak Hill Ctr., Ste. 100, Westmont, IL 60559; (630) 654-2515; www.prostateimplant.com

    September 27–28 San Antonio, TX

    Uterine Cancer Biology Symposium

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

    September 27–29 Winston-Salem, NC

    Faces of a Healthy Future: National Conference to End Health Disparities

    School of Health Sciences, Winston-Salem State University, (336) 945-9288; www.fhfconference.com

    Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Geneva

    EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium 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

    Sept. 28-Oct. 3 Houston

    Comprehensive Board Review in Hematology and Medical Oncology

    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

    Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Houston

    Ovarian Cancer Annual International 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

    Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Washington, DC

    Hospice and Palliative Care Management and Leadership Conference

    National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, 1700 Diagonal Rd., Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 837-1500; www.nhpco.org

    Sept. 30-Oct. 3 Bar Harbor, ME

    Jackson Laboratory/AACR Conference on Colon Cancer in Murine Models and the Human

    American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 440-9300; www.aacr.org

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    ▪ October

    October 1 Seattle

    West Coast Colorectal Cancer Symposium

    Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122-4307; (206) 386-6000; www.swedishmedical.org/cme

    October 1–2 New Orleans

    Cancer and the Law: A Program Primarily for Physicians and Their Advisors

    American College of Legal Medicine, 1111 N. Plaza Dr., Ste 550; Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 969-0283; www.aclm.org

    October 1–2 New York City

    Perspectives in Thoracic Oncology

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

    October 1–5 Seattle

    American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting

    ASBMR, 2025 M St., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 367-1161; www.asbmr.org

    October 1–5 St. Petersburg Beach, FL

    Molecular Targets for Cancer Therapy: Biennial Meeting

    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., MBC/PR, Tampa, FL 33612; (813) 745-4975; www.moffitt.usf.edu

    October 2 Durham, NC

    The Oncology Conference: The Comprehensive Approach to Oncology for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Oncology

    Biologics Inc., 625 Oberlin Rd., Raleigh, NC 27605; (800) 850-4306 x111; www.biologicstoday.com

    October 2–3 Waikiki, HI

    International Genito-Urinary Oncology Congress

    Société Internationale d'Urologie Congress Office, 1155 University, Suite 1155, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3B 3A7; (514) 875-5665; www.siu2004.com/scientific/iguo.html

    Oct. 3–7 Edinburgh, Scotland

    International Gynecologic Cancer Society Meeting

    IGCS-10 Secreteriat, Kenes International, 17 rue du Cendrier, PO Box 1726, Ch-1211 Geneva 1 Switzerland; +41 22 9080488; www.igcs.org/biennial.asp

    October 3–7 Atlanta

    American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Annual Meeting

    Inquiries: ASTRO, 12500 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 375, Fairfax, VA 22033-3882; (703) 502-1550, (800) 962-7876, fax: (703) 502-7853; www.astro.org

    October 3–7 Waikiki, HI

    Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie

    SIU Congress Office, 1155 University, Suite 1155, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3B 3A7; (514) 875-5665; www.siu2004.com

    October 4–6 New York City

    Cancer Vaccines 2004, The Next Decade—A Report from the World

    Cancer Research Institute, 681 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10022; (212) 688-7515; www.cancerresearch.org

    October 4–7 Moscow

    Strategy of Lung Cancer Treatment

    International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 4200 E. 9th Ave., B-188, Denver, CO 80262; (303) 315-3007; www.iaslc.org

    October 4–8 San Francisco

    Interventional Radiology Review

    UCSF Office of CME, 3333 California St., Rm. 450, San Francisco, CA 94118; (415) 476-4251; www.cme.ucsf.edu

    October 6–8 Pittsburgh

    Advancing Practice, Instruction and Innovation through Informatics—Frontiers in Oncology and Pathology Informatics

    Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center; 200 Lothrop St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213; (412) 647-8762; http://apiii.upmc.edu

    October 6–9 Salt Lake City

    Oncology Economics Conference

    Association of Community Cancer Centers, (301) 984-9496; www.accc-cancer.org/news/saltlake.asp

    October 6–10 Key Biscayne, FL

    Advances in Proteomics in Cancer Research

    American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 440-9300; www.aacr.org

    October 7–9 Chicago

    International Symposium on Malignancies of the Chest and Head & Neck

    International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, (303) 315-3007; www.iaslc.org

    October 7–9 Kansas City, MO

    Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses Annual Conference & Exhibit

    (847) 375-4724; www.apon.org

    October 7–10 Arlington, VA

    American College of Radiology Imaging Network Fall Meeting

    ACRIN, 1818 Market St., Suite 1600, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 574-3183; www.acrin.org

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