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▪September

September 24 Philadelphia

Institutional Insights on Myeloma

Sponsored by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Inquiries: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 3 Forest St., New Canaan, CT 06840; (203) 972-1250; e-mail: themmrf@themmrf.org, Web: www.multiplemyeloma.org/foundation/contact.html

September 25–28 Houston

3rd Annual International Conference on Ovarian Cancer

Inquiries: University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Conference Services, HMB 131, #30070206, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030-4009; (713) 792-2222; e-mail meetings@mdaisdl.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/∼meetings

September 27–28 Boston

7th International Conference on Geriatric Oncology—Cancer in the Elderly—SIOG

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

Inquiries: Imedex USA, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751–7332, fax: (770) 751-7334; e-mail: meetings@imedex.com, Web: www.imedex.com

September 28–29 Chicago

ASCO/NCI Scientific Symposium: “Molecular Oncology for the Clinical Oncologist”

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

Sept. 29-Oct. 3 New Delhi, India

World Assembly on Tobacco Counters Health (WATCH)

Inquiries: International Congress on Oral Cancer, 509 B Sarita Vihar, New Delhi 110 044, India; 91-11-694-4551; www.watch-2000.org

Sept. 29-Oct. 5 Boston

Cancer Medicine and Hematology

Sponsored by Dept. of Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Div. of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

Inquiries: Harvard Medical School, PO Box 825, Boston, MA 02117; (617) 432–1525, fax: (617) 432-1562; e-mail: hms-cme@hms.harvard.edu, Web: www.med.harvard.edu/conted

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▪October

•October 1 Newark, DE

2002 Cancer Symposium—Controversies in Cancer Care

Sponsored by the Christiana Care Health System

Inquiries: Christiana Care Health System—Cancer Outreach Program, 700 Lea Blvd., Medical Arts Complex Suites 104/105, Wilmington, DE 19802; (302) 765-4161; mberley@christianacare.org

•October 2–4 Baltimore

28th Topics in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Medical and Surgical Aspects

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•October 3 Dearborn, MI

Ingredients for Healing Conference, 11th Annual

Inquiries: Judy Bazini Ellis, (800) 543-WELL, (313) 593-8755; bazinij@oakwood.org, www.oakwood.org

October 3 New York City

Institutional Insights on Myeloma

Inquiries: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 3 Forest St., New Canaan, CT 06840; (203) 972-1250; e-mail: themmrf@themmrf.org, www.multiplemyeloma.org/foundation

October 3–5 New York City

Lymphoma/Myeloma

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

Inquiries: Imedex USA, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751–7332, fax: (770) 751-7334; e-mail: meetings@imedex.com, Web: www.imedex.com

October 3–5 Salt Lake City

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses (APON) Conference

Inquiries: APON, 4700 W. Lake Ave., Glenview IL 60025-1485; (847) 375-4724; e-mail: info@apon.org, www.apon.org

October 3–6 Hilton Head, SC

Sixth Annual Fall Oncology Conference: Focus on Geriatrics

Sponsored by Baylor-Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Physicians' Education Resource

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

October 4–5 New York City

7th Annual Perspectives in Thoracic Cancer

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

Inquiries: Imedex USA, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751–7332, fax: (770) 751-7334; e-mail: meetings@imedex.com, Web: www.imedex.com

October 5–9 Montreal

14th International Congress on the Care of Terminally Ill

Inquiries: Events International Meeting Planners, 759 Victoria Square, Suite 300, Montreal, Quebec -H2Y 2J7, Canada; (514) 288-6066

October 6–8 Nagoya, Japan

1st General Assembly APOCP Conference “Inflammation and Cancer” in conjunction with a UICC Symposium “Asian Cancer Prevention -Today and Tomorrow”

Inquiries: Aichi Cancer Center, 1–1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya -464–8681, Japan; 81-52-762-6111

October 6–9 New Orleans

Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators (SROA) Annual Meeting

Inquiries: SROA, 820 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, IL 60523-2251; fax: (630) 571-7837

October 6–9 New Orleans

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

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

October 6–11 San Francisco

2002 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress

Inquiries: Convention and Meetings Division, ACoS, 633 N. St. Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611-3211; (312) 202-5244; Web: www.facs.org

•October 9–12 Anaheim, CA

Advances in Islet Cell Biology from Stem Cell Differentiation to Clinical Transplantation

Sponsored by the Ross Foundation, National Center for Research Resources and Southern California Islet Cell Resource Center

Inquiries: City of Hope National Medical Center, Dept. of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1500 East Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010; (626) 359–8111, ext. 62689; ckochman@coh.org, http://levinesymposium.coh.org

October 9–13 Hilton Head Island, SC

Proteases, Extracellular Matrix, and Cancer

Sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: AACR, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 S. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org, Web: www.aacr.org/4311z.asp

October 9–13 McLean, VA

Biology, Prevention, and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer, 6th Research Workshop

Inquiries: Concepts in Meetings and Events, 1805 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15221; (412) 243–5156, fax: (412) 243-5160; e-mail: ssteighnercme@aol.com

October 10–12 Budapest

1st EAGC Educational World Congress on Gynecologic Oncology by the European Academy of Gynecological Cancer (EAGC)

Inquiries: EAGC, Primed-X Ltd., PO Box 46, Budapest – 1301, Hungary; 36-1-429-0316; www.cme.hu

October 10–12 New Orleans

“Planning a Hospital-Based Palliative Care Program”

Sponsored by Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and Louisiana Hospital Association

Inquiries: Barbara Mastroddi, Events & Communications, CAPC, (212) 201-2680;

barbara.mastroddi@mssm.edu; www.capc.org

Oct. 11–15 St. Petersburg Beach, FL

Molecular Targets for Cancer Therapy & Prevention: Second Biennial Meeting

Sponsored by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Inquiries: Moffitt Cancer Center, Ann Gordon, Continuing Education; (813) 903–4975, fax: (813) 979-3874; e-mail: GordonAC@moffitt.usf.edu, Web: www.moffitt.usf.edu

October 12–15 Houston

24th Annual Pharmacy Symposium on Cancer Chemotherapy

Sponsored by M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Div. of Pharmacy

Inquiries: Office of Conference Services, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/department/pharmacy

October 14–18 Boston

Frontiers of Cancer Prevention Research: Genetics, Risk Modeling, and Molecular Targets

Sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: AACR, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 S. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org

October 14–18 Houston

55th Annual Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research

Inquiries: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Academic Programs, Office of CME/Conference Services, Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/About_MDA/Events/display

October 14–18 Rome

Mediterranean School of Oncology Course in Breast and Ovary Hereditary Tumours: Identification and Clinical Management

Inquiries: Maurizia D Egidio, Mediterranean School of Oncology, c/o University G. D, Annunzio Medical School, Via dei Vestini, 5, Chieti -I-66100, Italy; 39-0871-355-6765; www.unich.it/mso.cinbo

October 15–19 Baltimore

52nd Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics

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

October 17–18 Atlanta

8th Annual Perspectives in Breast Cancer

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

Inquiries: Imedex USA, Inc., 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751–7332, fax: (770) 751-7334; e-mail: meetings@imedex.com, Web: www.imedex.com

October 18–22 Nice, France

27th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress

Inquiries: ESMO Congress Secretariat, Via Soldino 22, Lugano CH-6900, Switzerland; 41-91-973-1919; www.esmo.org/congress/congress.htm.

•October 19 San Francisco

Current Trends in Lung Cancer

Sponsored by Baylor-Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Physicians' Education Resource

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

October 20–24 Seoul, Korea

International Gynecologic Cancer Society, 9th Meeting

Inquiries: International Gynecologic Cancer Society, 143 Tamarisk Springfield, IL 62704; fax: (217) 787-9451

October 21–22 Seattle

Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Sponsored by the Seattle Prostate Institute and Swedish Medical Center

Inquiries: Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison, Suite 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215–2480, (206) 215-2481; e-mail: education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

October 21–23 Sydney, Australia

International Clinical Trials Symposium

Inquiries: ICMS Pty. Ltd, Sydney, Australia; 61-2-9290-3366

October 23–27 San Diego

Academy of Molecular Imaging Annual Conference

Inquiries: AMI 2002 Conference, Box 951735, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1735; (310) 267-2614

October 24–25 Milan, Italy

2nd Colorectal Cancer Conference

Inquiries: Daniela Mengato, European School of Oncology, V.le Beatrice D, Milan – 20122, Italy; 39-02-433-59611; www.cancerworld.org/progetti/cancerworld/cancerworld/pagine/homecw.html

October 24–26 Princeton, NJ

The 9th Conference on Cancer Therapy with Antibodies and Immunoconjugates

Sponsored by the Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology

Inquiries: Conference Organizer, Imedex, 70 Technology Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30005; (770) 751–7552, fax: (770) 751-7334; email: h.drew@imedex.com, Web: www.imedex.com/oncology

•October 24–27 Las Vegas

13th Annual Computed Body Tomography for the Technologist 2002

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

October 25–26 San Antonio

2nd Annual Post ASTRO Review Conference

Sponsored by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio/San Antonio Cancer Institute

Inquiries: Susan Duncan, CME, 7980, University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229-3900; (210) 567–4446, fax: (210) 567-6964; e-mail: DUNCAN@uthscsa.edu or cthomas@saci.org

October 25–27 New York City

Emerging Trends in Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer

Sponsored by Baylor-Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Physicians' Education Resource

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

•October 28–30 Essen, Germany

First Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco-Induced Diseases

Inquiries: PTID-Society, Postfach 18 54 31, D-45204 Essen, Germany; fax: 49-(201)-723-5956 toxicol98@aol.com, www.ptid2002.info

Oct. 30-Nov. 3 Vancouver, BC

Ubiquitination in Normal and Cancer Cells

Sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: AACR, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 S. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org, Web: www.aacr.org/4311y.asp

Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Palm Beach, FL

Colorectal Cancer Congress

Sponsored by Baylor-Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Physicians' Education Resource

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

•Oct. 31-Nov. 3 Baltimore

44th Annual Emil Novak Memorial Course—An Update in Gynecology and Obstetrics

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

Oct. 31-Nov. 3 Chicago

4th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Inquiries: Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Olson 8250, 303 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611; (312) 908–5250, fax: (312) 908-1372; e-mail: cancer@northwestern.edu, Web: www.cancer.northwestern.edu

Oct. 31-Nov. 3 Toronto

American Association for Cancer Education (AACE) Annual Meeting

Inquiries: Robert R. Kuske Jr., MD, Program Chairperson, AACE, University of Wisconsin-Madison, K4/B100 CSC, 600 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53792; (608) 256-8500; www.aaceonline.com/index.asp

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▪November

November 1–3 Seattle

3rd Annual ONS Institutes of Learning

Sponsored by the Oncology Nursing Society

Inquiries: ONS, 501 Holiday Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15220-2749; (412) 921-7373; e-mail: customer.service@ons.org, Web: www.ons.org

November 3–8 Jerusalem, Israel

12th International Congress on Breast Cancer Diseases-SIS

Sponsored by the Senologic International Society

Inquiries: Congress Secretariat, 12th International Congress on Breast Diseases-SIS, PO Box 50006, Tel Aviv 61500, Israel, 972-3-5140000, fax: 972-3-5140077; e-mail: breast@kenes.com, Web: www.kenes.com/breast

•November 4 Baltimore

Promoting Quality Life in Chronic and Terminal Illness: Fourth Annual Lecture Series in Palliative Care

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

November 4–7 Naples, Italy

Breast Imaging Update

Inquiries: Ryals & Association, PO Box 1925, Roswell, GA 30077-1925; fax: (770) 552-9859

•November 6–7 Arlington, VA

NCRP Symposium on Computerized Tomography

Sponsored by Diagnostic Imaging Branch and the National Cancer Institute

Inquiries: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 800, Bethesda, MD 20814-3095; (301) 657-2652; www.ncrp.com

November 7–8 Tenerife, Spain

13th National Congress of the French Society of Oncological Radiotherapy

Inquiries: Colloquium, 12 rue de la Croix Faubin, Paris Cedex 11, Paris F-75557, France; fax: 33-144-64-1516

November 7–10 San Diego, CA

17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biological Therapy (SBT)

Inquiries: SBT, 611 East Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202; (414) 271-2456; www.socbiother.com

•November 8–9 Baltimore

Fifth Annual Current Topics in Gynecologic Pathology

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•November 8–10 San Diego

American Society of Clinical Oncology Molecular Therapeutics Symposium

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

November 8–13 San Francisco

Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting

Inquiries: AAMC, 2450 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20037-1126; (202) 828–0400, fax: (202) 828-1125; www.aamc.org

•November 10–11 Baltimore

Second Annual Current Topics in Gastrointestinal Pathology

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

November 10–13 Tenerife, Spain

2nd Heinrich F. C. Behr Symposium Emerging Infections and Cancer

Inquiries: Ursula Schoettler, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg 69120, Germany; 6221-422851; www.dkfz.de

November 10–16 Tenerife, Spain

ESTRO Course: Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology -Methodological Basis and Clinical Application

Inquiries: ESTRO Office, Avenue E. Mounierlaan 83, 1200 Brussels, Belgium; 32-2-775-9340; www.estro.be/estro/Frames/events.html

November 13–16 New York City

Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

Inquiries: Jaclyn Silverman, Conference Coordinator, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Div. of Medical Oncology, Box 1178, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029; (212) 241–6772, fax: (212) 369-5440; e-mail: Jaclyn.Silverman@mssm.edu, www.mssm.edu/tcf

Nov. 14–15 Belgrade, Yugoslavia

39th Annual Meeting of Oncology of Serbian Medical Association

Inquiries: Zora Neskovic-Konstantinovic, Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Pasterova 14, Niska 2, Belgrade 11000, Yugoslavia; 381-11-361-46-60; www.ncrc.ac.yu

November 15–16 Baltimore

Institutional Insights on Myeloma

Sponsored by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and the Johns Hopkins Medical School

Inquiries: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 3 Forest St., New Canaan, CT 06840; (203) 972-1250; e-mail: themmrf@themmrf.org, Web: www.multiplemyeloma.org/foundation/contact.html

Nov. 15–16 Newport Beach, CA

National Urologic Oncology Update 2002

Inquiries: Imedex, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751-7332; www.imedex.com

November 18–19 Seattle

Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Sponsored by the Seattle Prostate Institute and Swedish Medical Center

Inquiries: Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison, Suite 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215–2480, (206) 215-2481; e-mail: education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

November 18–20 Madrid

CNIO Cancer Conference: Mechanisms of Invasion and Metastasis

Sponsored by the Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO)

Inquiries: Dr. Beatriz Ferreiro, CNIO, Melchor Fernández Almagro, 2, Madrid – 28029, Spain; 34-91224-6900; www.cnio.es/es/home.htm

•November 19–21 Quebec City

International Symposium on Taxanes

Inquiries: Dr. Michel Pagé, Taxane symposium, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Ste Foy, Québec, Canada G1K4C5; (418) 656-2664; bcm2@videotron.ca, www.taxanes.com

November 19–21 San Francisco

National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Inquiries: Carrie Dudley, National Conference on Tobacco or Health, 1700 Research Blvd, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20850; (301) 294-5664; www.tobaccocontrolconference.org/ Conference

Nov. 19–22 Frankfurt, Germany

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

Inquiries: American Association for Cancer Research, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 S. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org, Web: www.aacr.org/4311y.asp

November 19–22 Varadero, Cuba

International Workshop on the Design and Management of Clinical Trials

Inquiries: Dr. Maria Lopez, National Center of Clinical Trials, Calle 200 esq. 21, Playa Ciudad de la Habana, Atabey, Cuba; 537-217-345

November 21–23 Orlando, FL

2nd Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Conference

Inquiries: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Academic Programs, Office of CME/Conference Services, Houston, TX 77030-4095; (713) 792-2222; www.mdanderson.org/about_mda/events/display

•November 21–24 Bangalore, India

Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, 24th National Conference

Inquiries: Ramesh Bilimagga, Organising Secretary, 24th National Conference of AROI, Bangalore Institute of Oncology, 44–45/2, 2nd Cross, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Extension, Bangalore 560027; bilimaga@vsnl.com, www.rtcon2002.com

November 22–23 Los Angeles

Kaiser Permanente Hematology/Oncology Symposium

Sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Inquiries: Karin Hubbard, Diane Acosta, 100 S. Los Robles, Suite 550 Pasadena CA 91188; fax: (626) 564-7774; karin.s.hubbard@kp.org, diane.c.acosta@kp.org, www.kaiserpermanente.org/locations/california/symposia

November 22–24 New Delhi, India

International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) -2nd Asia Conference

Inquiries: SIOP (International Society of Pediatric Oncology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India; 91-11-659-4610

November 26–29 Sydney, Australia

29th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia

Inquiries: Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, GPO Box 4708, Sydney NSW 2001, Australia; fax: 61-2-9380-9033

Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Rio de Janeiro

International Congress on Oral Cancer

Inquiries: Dr. Nilton T. Herter, Chairman, rua Farnese 183, Porto Alegre 90540–180, Brazil; fax: 55-51-330-7732

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▪December

•December 1–3 Perth, Australia

6th International Mesothelioma Conference

Inquiries: Maree Brannegan; branigam@cyllene.uwa.edu.au, www.imig.org

Dec. 3–6 Rovigo-Venice, Italy

3rd International Cancer Congress: New Trends in Cancer Therapy

Inquiries: Emanuela Pizzardo, ICC Organizing Secretariat, Viale Tre Martiri 89, Rovigo – 45100, Italy; 39-425-394-649; www.iccrovigo.it

December 5–6 Washington, DC

Controversies in the Management of Gynecologic Malignancies

Inquiries: Imedex, 70 Technology Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005-3969; (770) 751-7332; www.imedex.com

•December 6 Baltimore

Women's Health Conference

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

December 6–10 Philadelphia

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

Inquiries: ASH, 1200 19th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036-2422; (202) 857–1118, fax: (202) 857-1164; e-mail: ash@dc.FBA.com; Web: www.hematology.org

December 7–11 San Francisco

The Role of Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer

Sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: American Association for Cancer Research, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 S. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org, Web: www.aacr.org/4311y.asp

December 9–10 Seattle

Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Sponsored by the Seattle Prostate Institute and Swedish Medical Center

Inquiries: Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison, Suite 1101, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215–2480, (206) 215-2481; e-mail: education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

December 10–13 Silverthorne, CO

Genomics and Genetics of Senescence and Cancer

Inquiries: Keystone Symposia, 221 Summit Place 272, Drawer 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498; 970-262-1230; www.keystonesymposia.org

Dec. 11–14 San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Sponsored by the San Antonio Cancer Institute

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

December 13–15 Amsterdam

Cancer of Esophagus and Gastric Cardia: From Gene to Cure

European Cancer Centre, PO Box 9236, Plesmanlaan 125, AE Amsterdam – 1006, Netherlands; 3120-346-2547; www.eurcancen.org

December 14–18 San Francisco

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB): 42nd Annual Meeting

Inquiries: ASCB, 8120 Woodmont Ave. Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20814-2755; (301) 347-9300; www.ascb.org

December 16–18 Rome

Mediterranean School of Oncology Course in Gastrointestinal Cancer

Inquiries: Giovanna Di Credico, Mediterranean School of Oncology, c/o University G. D., Annunzio Medical School, Via dei Vestini, 5, Chieti -I-66100, Italy; 39-0871-355-6765; www.unich.it/mso.cinbo

2003

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▪January

Jan. 20–25 Tenerife, Canary Islands

Winter Masterclass in Clinical Oncology

Sponsored by European School of Oncology

Inquiries: Dr. Wolfgang Gatzmeier, ESO, Viale Beatrice d'Este, 37 – 20122 Milan, Italy; 37-02-43359611; masterclass@esoncology.org, www.cancerworld.org

Jan. 29-Feb. 2 New Orleans

20th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists

Inquiries: SGNO, 6024 Welch Ave, Fort Worth, TX, 76133; www.sgno.org

Jan. 30-Feb. 2 San Diego

Fifth International Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Agents

Sponsored by The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education

Inquiries: The CBCE, 8445 Freeport Parkway Suite 680, Irving, TX 75063; (972) 929-1900; symposia@thecbce.com, www.thecbce.com

Jan. 31-Feb. 4 New Orleans

34th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

Sponsored by SGO at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel

Inquiries: Victoria Edwards, SGO 2000 Winter Meeting, PO Box 809165, Chicago, IL 60680-9165; (312) 644–6610, fax: (312) 245-1082; e-mail: sgo@sba.com, Web: www.sgo.org

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▪February

•February 3–7 Vail, CO

20th Annual Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

February 6–8 San Diego

7th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research

Sponsored by the ONS Foundation Center for Leadership, Information and Research from Genentech, Inc.

Inquiries: ONS Research Department, 501 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220; e-mail: research@ons.org, http://onsecom.ons.org/researchconf/main.html

•February 13–16 Orlando

19th Annual Computed Body Tomography 2003: The Cutting Edge

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

February 13–18 Denver

Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Inquiries: AAAS Meetings Dept., 1200 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326–6450, fax: (202) 289-4021; e-mail: aaasmeeting@aaas.org

•February 14–16 Hong Kong

4th International UICC Symposium on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, in conjunction with 8th Annual Scientific Symposium of The Hong Kong Cancer Center Institute

Sponsored by Hong Kong College of Radiologists, the Hong Kong Cancer Institute of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Inquiries: Nicole Ngan, G/F, Sir Y.K. Pao Centre for Cancer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China; 852-2632-1043; nico-ngan@cuhk.edu.hk, www.clo.cuhk.edu.hk

•February 20–22 Baltimore

20th Annual Houston Everett Memorial Course in Urogynecology including Pelvic-Floor Anatomy and Physical Therapy

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

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▪•March

March 5–8 Rome

2nd Pediatric Oncology Conference: “Methods in Drug Development”

Sponsored by European School of Oncology

Inquiries: ESO, Viale Beatrice d'Este, 37 – 20122 Milan, Italy; 37-02-43359611; conferences@esoncology.org, www.cancerworld.org

•March 6–9 Marco Island, FL

Principles and Practice of Clinical MRI

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•March 13–15 Baltimore

Advances in Nuclear Medicine

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•March 19–22 Fajardo, PR

Third Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Viva la Vida

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

Mar. 29-Apr. 5 Honolulu

American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

Inquiries: American Academy of Neurology, 1080 Montreal Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota 55116; (651) 695-1940; e-mail: wiener@aan.com

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▪April

April 3–5 San Diego

America College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine Annual Session 2003

Sponsored by ACP-ASIM

Inquiries: ACP-ASIM, 190 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572; (215) 351-2600; www.acponline.org

April 5–9 Toronto, Ontario

94th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research

Inquiries: AACR, Public Ledger Building, Suite 826, 150 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483; (215) 440–9300, fax: (215) 440-9313; e-mail: meetings@aacr.org, Web: www.aacr.org

•April 10–12 Baltimore

Mastering the Challenges of Cytopathology

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•April 11–13 Baltimore

Fifth Annual Advanced Topics in CT Scanning: 3D Imaging, CT Angiography and Virtual Imaging

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

•April 12 Baltimore

Fifth Annual Hepato-Biliary and Gastroenterology Diseases for Practitioners

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Inquiries: Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; (410) 955-2959; cmenet@jhmi.edu, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/cme/Months/calendar.html

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