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October 1–5 Seattle

Southwest Oncology Group Annual Fall Meeting

Southwest Oncology Group, 14980 Omicron Dr., San Antonio, TX 78245–3217; (210) 677–8808; http://swog.org/Visitors/FutureMeetings.asp

October 2–5 Napa, CA

Review and Update of Pain Medicine for Specialists and Primary Care Clinicians

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

October 3–4 Amsterdam

EORTC Lymphoma Meeting

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

October 5–8 Basel, Switzerland

Joint Meeting of the Austrian, German and Swiss Societies of Oncology and Hematology

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

October 6–7 Seattle

Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer Course

Seattle Prostate Institute, 1101 Madison, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 215–2490; education@seattleprostateinst.com, www.seattleprostateinst.com

October 7–8 Harrisburg, PA

Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition 2003 Keystone Breast Cancer Conference

800-377-8828, www.pabreastcancer.org

October 8 Madison, WI

Hematology 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

October 8–11 Bali, Indonesia

Indonesian Society of Oncology—17th Asia Pacific Cancer Conference

17th Asia Pacific Cancer Conference Secretariat; c/o Indonesian Society of Oncology, Dept. of Anatomic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital PO BOX 3929, Jakarta, 10039, Indonesia; +62 21 392 88 29; apcc17@cbn.net.id; http://calendar.uicc.org/2003/03100801.shtml

October 8–11 Cairo Egypt

35th Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)

SIOP Secretariat, Tongelresestraat 88, 5613 DM Eindhoven, The Netherlands, +31 40 269 75 44; secretariat@siop.nl; http://siop.tsite.nl/welcome.htm

October 8–11 New York City

9th International Symposium on Platinum Compounds in Cancer Chemotherapy

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

October 8–11 San Diego

Association of Community Cancer Centers: 20th National Oncology Economics Conference—Giving Your Cancer Program or Practice the Edge for Economic Success

Inquiries: ACCC, 11600 Nebel St., Suite 201, Rockville, MD 20852; 301–984–9496; pnoble@accc-cancer.org; www.accc-cancer.org

October 8–12 Huntington Beach, CA

American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference—Advances in Breast Cancer Research: Genetics, Biology, and Clinical Implications

Meetings Department, AACR, Public Ledger Bldg., Suite 826, 150 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106–3483; (215) 440–9300; meetings@aacr.org; www.aacr.org/2003breastcancer.asp

October 8–13 Houston

A Comprehensive Board Review in Hematology and Medical Oncology

Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030–4095, (713) 792–2222; meetings@mdaisd1.mdacc.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

October 9–11 Amsterdam

Perspectives in Melanoma: The First European Conference

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

October 9–11 Philadelphia

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Annual Meeting

APON, 4700 West Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025; (847) 375–4724; info@apon.org; www.apon.org

Oct. 9–12 East Rutherford, NJ

Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Conference on Cancer, Pain, Immune System Disorders and Women's Health

Elaine Katen, Event Manager, Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation, 396 Broadway, Suite 501; New York, NY 10013; (212) 274–1079; info@tcmconference.org; www.tcmconference.org

October 10 Madison, WI

Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care, 2nd Annual Symposium

Ann Johnson, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, 600 Highland Ave., K5/ 658, Madison, WI 53792; (608) 263–1677; www.cancer.wisc.edu

October 10–11 Boston

9th Annual Perspectives in Breast Cancer

Sponsored by Imedex USA, Inc.

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

October 10–11 Dijon

EORTC Radiotherapy Meeting

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

October 10–12 Stresa, Italy

CLL 10th International Workshop (IWCLL 2003)

Conference Secretariat, Darwin-Grey Communications, Sterling House, Oxford Road, Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire, OX13 5AP, UK; +44–1–865–822–555; elizabeth@darwingrey.com; www.darwingrey.com

October 10–12 New York City

Mt. Sinai Breast Update 2003

Sponsored by the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc.

Wendy Ryals, Ryals and Associates, Inc. PO Box 380, Springville, AL 35146; (205) 467–3158; info@ryalsmeet.com; www.ryalsmeet.com

October 13–15 Berkeley, CA

The EPEC Project - Education for Physicians on End of Life Care: Become an EPEC Trainer

Inquiries: The EPEC Project, Northwestern University School of Medicine (NUMS), 750 N Lake Shore Dr., Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611; (877) 524-EPEC, (312) 503-EPEC; info@epec.net, www.epec.net

October 13–16 Kohala Coast, Hawaii

Advances in the Diagnosis of Lymphoid, GenitoUrinary and CNS Neoplasms

Inquiries: Scientific Symposiums, 133 Fernwood Dr., Suite 200, Moraga, CA 94556; (925) 376–0217; info@scientificsymposiums.com; www.scientificsymposiums.com

October 14–17 Houston

56th Annual Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research

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

October 16–17 Washington, DC

Cancer Pain & Symptom Management: Utilizing Resources for Partnerships Amongst Industry, Government, Research and Advocacy Groups

Pharmaceutical Education Associates, 83 Maiden Lane, 13th Fl., New York, NY 10038; (212) 558–6465, (800) 686–2276; smankoff@pharmedassociates.com; www.pharmedassociates.com/business.asp#p124

October 16–18 Phoenix

Biofunding Summit 2003:New Frontiers in Cancer Research

Inquiries: National Foundation for Cancer Research, 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 321-CURE: info@biofundingsummit.org; www.biofundingsummit.org

October 16–18 Turkey

EORTC Genito-Urinary Tract Cancer Meeting

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

October 16–18 New York City

2nd International Congress on Myeloproliferative Diseases and Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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

October 16–19 Reno, NV

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 12th Annual Convention: Reaching New Heights in Medical-Surgical Nursing

AMSN National Office, East Holly Ave., Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071; (856) 256–2323; amsn@ajj.com; www.medsurgnurse.org/events/03conv/default.html

October 17–18 Amsterdam

EORTC Lung Cancer Meeting

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

October 17–18 New York City

8th Annual Perspectives in Thoracic 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

October 17–18 Orlando, FL

American Association of Managed Care Nurses Fifth Annual Conference—Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Managed Care Nursing

Ann Patrick, AAMCN, 4435 Waterfront Dr., Suite 101, Glen Allen, VA 23060; (804) 747–9698; apatrick@namcp.com; www.aamcn.org

October 19–22 Cork, Ireland

All Ireland Cancer Conference

Nicola Meenan, Registration and General Information, Conference Partners Ltd., 96 Haddington Rd., Dublin 4, Ireland; +353–1–6677188; nmeenan@conferencepartners.ie; www.conferencepartners.ie/cancer2003/index.htm

October 19–23 Chicago

American College of Surgeons 89th Annual Clinical Congress

Inquiries: American College of Surgeons, 633 N. St. Claire St., Chicago, IL 60611–3211; (312) 302–5000; postmaster@facs.org; www.facs.org/education/index.html

October 19–23 Salt Lake City

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Annual Meeting

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

October 20–23 Kohala Coast, Hawaii

Making the Right Dermatopathologic Diagnoses—Controversies and Conundrums

Inquiries: Scientific Symposiums, 133 Fernwood Dr., Suite 200, Moraga, CA 94556; (925) 376–0217; info@scientificsymposiums.com; www.scientificsymposiums.com

October 20–22 Madison, WI

Challenges of Palliative Care

LeaRae Galarowicz, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, 600 Highland Ave., K5/601, Madison, WI 53792; (608) 262–1179; lbgalaro@facstaff.wisc.edu; www.cancer.wisc.edu

October 23–25 Amsterdam

Signal Transduction Modulators in Cancer Therapy 2nd International Symposium

Inquiries: Nicolette van Erven, Symposium Coordinator, NDDO Research Foundation, Noordhollandstraat 71, 1081 AS Amsterdam, The Netherlands; +31 348 567667; congress@nddo.nl; www.nddo.org

October 23–25 San Diego

Center to Advance Palliative Care Management Training Seminar—Planning, Funding and Sustaining a Hospital-Based Palliative Care Program: Tools and Strategies for Success

Center to Advance Palliative Care, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1255 5th Ave., Suite C-2, New York, NY, 10029–6574; (212) 201–2670; barbara.mastroddi@mssm.edu; www.capcmssm.org

October 24–25 Huntington Beach, CA

Pain Management & Palliative Care Annual Conference

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

October 24–26 Vienna, Austria

Men's Health 3rd World Congress

Inquiries: Congress Management Office, PROCON Conference, Incentive & Event Management GmbH, Odoakergasse 34–36/3, A-1160 Vienna, Austria, + 43 1 4864040–45; office@wcmh.info; www.wcmh.info

October 25–26 Sacramento, CA

Ultrasound Update 2003

Inquiries: Univ. of California, Davis, Health System, 3560 Business Dr., Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95820; (916) 734–5390; cheryl.nelson@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu; http://cme.ucdavis.edu/Confrnce/Confrnce.htm

Oct. 24–26 Washington, DC

8th Annual Educational Forum on Lymphoma

Lymphoma Research Foundation, 8800 Venice Blvd., Suite 207, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 800–500–9976; www.lymphoma.org

October 24–30 Orlando, FL

American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting

American College of Chest Physicians, PO Box 93826; Chicago, IL 60673; (800) 343–2227; www.chestnet.org/CHEST

October 25 Durham, NC

The Comprehensive Approach to Oncology Care for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Biologics Inc., 625 Oberlin Rd., Raleigh, NC27605; (800) 850–4306; www.biologicstoday.com

October 26–28 Washington, DC

American Association of Cancer Institutes and the Cancer Center Administrators Forum Joint Meeting

Inquiries: AACI, 200 Lothrop Street, Iroquois Building, Suite 305, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; (412) 647–6111; mail@aaci-cancer.org; www.aaci-cancer.org

October 26–29 Philadelphia

6th International Conference on Care Management

American Society on Aging, 833 Market St., Suite 511, San Francisco, CA 94103; info@asaging.org; www.asaging.org/icm

October 26–30 Cairns, Australia

Cytokines, Signaling and Diseases

Sponsored by the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research

Inquiries: Australian Science Network Pty Ltd (ASN), PO Box 200, Balnarring, Victoria, 3926, Australia; +61 3 5983 2400; cytokines@asnevents.net.au; www.cytokines2003.conf.au

October 26–30 Phoenix

American Association for Cancer Research Second Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research

Inquiries: AACR, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106–4404; (215) 440–9300; meetings@aacr.org; www.aacr.org

October 27–28 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

October 27–31 Montreal

Gynecologic Pathology

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

October 28–31 Buenos Aires

International Urogynecological Association—28th Annual Meeting

Inquiries: IUGA 2003, Gustavo Bedia; MC Congresos y Exposiciones, Chile 417, C1098AAI-Buenos Aires, Argentina; +5411 43427763; mc@sminter.com.ar; www.iuga2003.com

Oct. 29-Nov. 1 Houston

The UT M. D. Anderson Surgical Pathology Update

Conf. # 0228 AMA/PRA Category 1 −26.0 Credit Hours

Inquiries: Conference Services-HMB 131, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030–4095, (713) 792–2222; meetings@mdaisd1.mdacc.tmc.edu; www.mdanderson.org/conferences

Oct 30-Nov 2 Bethesda, MD

International Society for Biological Therapy of Center Annual Meeting

Inquiries: ISCTC, 611 East Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202; (414) 271–2456; info@isbtc.org; www.isbtc.org/meetings/am03/index.html

Oct. 30-Nov. 2 Little Rock, AR

American Association for Cancer Education Annual Meeting

Arthur M. Michalek, PhD, Dean, Educational Affairs, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton St., Buffalo, NY 14263; (716) 845–2339; arthurmichalek@roswellpark.org; www.aaceonline.com/resources/2003_flyer.jpg

▪ 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, GA30005-3969; (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 Nbrega, 354 - cj 111, So Paulo SP, CEP 04001–01, Brazil; +55 11 31410707; planetevents@planetevents.com.br; www.cancerworld.org/eso/programme_2003/AnticancerTherapydefault.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

Full Listings on OT Web Site!

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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