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The Cutting Edge of Contemporary Cancer Research
Jerusalem, Israel
October 9 to 11

The European Association for Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research and Israel Society for Cancer Research are jointly hosting this conference. Topics include cancer cell biology, genomics, epigenetics and genomic instability, signaling pathways, carcinogenesis, molecular and genetic epidemiology, and translational research. Symposia will bring together researchers from different countries to discuss the latest discoveries. Contact: Tel: 972-3-6384444; Email: cancerconf@ortra.com; Website: http://www.ortra.com/events/eai2018/Home.aspx

36th World Cancer Conference
Zurich, Switzerland
October 11 to 13

This conference brings together a unique and international mix of experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations. The conference this year is organized around the theme "Interchange the scientific enlightenment about cancer research." Along with plenary sessions, conference presentations are organized into 18 different tracks, ranging from prevention and research to stem cell therapy, immunology and immunotherapy, and lifestyle and nutrition. Contact: Tel: -888-843-8169; Email: worldcancer2018@global-summit.org; Website: https://cancer.global-summit.com/about-us.php

Melbourne International Joint Breast Congress
Melbourne, Australia
October 11 to 13

The Melbourne International Breast Congress will be held jointly with the Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD), 4th World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBrCa) and Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ). The Joint Congress will continue the tradition of CoBrCa by directly addressing key issues facing clinicians in their daily practice, including medical oncology, surgery, radiation oncology, pathology, reconstruction, breast imaging, allied health and survivorship issues. The debate format will be used to explore controversies in breast cancer screening, managing endocrine therapy symptoms, dose-dense chemotherapy and more. Contact: Tel: 972 72 279 0302; Email: info@melbournebreast2018.org; Website: http://melbournebreast2018.org

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress
Munich, Germany
October 19 to 23

Nearly 20,000 oncology stakeholders from over 130 countries worldwide are expected to attend the ESMO 2018 Congress. The theme of the meeting is "Securing access to optimal care." International experts will provide valuable guidance about how to deal with the impressive amount of data generated on new therapies in the past few years. The conference is an important opportunity for exchange between basic and translational research and clinical care. Contact: Tel: 41-(0)91-973-1963; Website: http://www.esmo.org/Conferences/ESMO-2017-Congress/General-Information

Mayo Clinic Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Cancer Symposium 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona
October 26 and 27

Nationally and internationally renowned faculty provide a state-of-the-art update on the latest treatment options for patients with hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers. The program is designed to provide a multi- disciplinary overview on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment considerations, including surgery and new pharmacologic agents, and how to incorporate these into clinical practice. There will also be a focus on emerging immunooncology and molecular profile options. Contact: Website: https://ce.mayo.edu/hematology-and-oncology/content/mayo-clinic-pancreatic-and-hepato-biliary-cancer-symposium-2018#group-tabs-node-course-default6

Making It Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine
Bergamo, Italy
November 5 to 7

After two highly rated previous editions, the 3rd EACR (European Association for Cancer Research) conference on the topic of personalized medicine will update you on the latest challenges and advances in targeted and immunologic cancer therapies. It will cover a broad spectrum of basic, translational and clinical research, all related to currently pressing questions relevant across cancer types. The program includes 17 plenary lectures, dedicated poster sessions and interactive elements. The small size of the conference makes it an excellent forum to share new data, and to network with colleagues and speakers. Contact: Tel: 44 (0)115 951 5114; Email: kathryn.wass@nottingham.ac.uk; Website: www.eacr.org

International Society of Geriatric Oncology 2018 Annual Conference
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
November 16 to 18, 2018

This conference is designed for health professionals involved in the treatment of older cancer patients. It provides a unique platform for oncologists, researchers, clinical practitioners, geriatricians, radiologists, psychologists, nutritionists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, as well as senior cancer survivor advocates who wish to learn, interact and share results and best practice. It also allows for important improvements in the understanding and practice of this multidisciplinary approach when treating senior adults with cancer. The program is built around 5 scientific tracks: solid tumours and basic science; hematologic malignancies; supportive and palliative care; modern diagnostics and therapeutics; and geriatric assessment. Contact: Tel: +41 22 552 33 05; Email: events@siog.org; Website: www.siog.org

60th ASH Annual Meeting
San Diego, California
December 1 to 4

The meeting will provide an opportunity to review thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting updates in the hottest topics in hematology. Development in both malignant and nonmalignant hematology will be explored. The goal of the ASH annual meeting is to present the best new scientific research in all areas of hematology. The call for abstracts opens June 5, 2018, with a deadline of August 1. Contact: Tel: 202-776-0544; Website: http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
San Antonio, Texas
December 4 to 8

The Symposium aims to achieve a balance of clinical, translational and basic research, providing a forum for interaction, communication and education for a broad spectrum of researchers, health professionals and those with a special interest in breast cancer. The scientific program consists of plenary lectures and minisymposia by experts in clinical and basic research; selected slide and poster presentations chosen from the submitted abstracts; educational sessions, workshops, award lectures, panel and case discussions, and forums. One symposium, entitled "Man vs Machine," will explore the brave new world of artificial intelligence and deep learning systems for reading mammograms and optimizing the accuracy and predictiveness of breast cancer pathology. Contact: Tel: 210-450-1550; Email: sabcs@uthscsa.edu; Website: www.sabcs.org

Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
San Francisco, California
January 17 to 19, 2019

The Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium is a specialized oncology event designed to provide scientific and educational content for members of the GI cancer care and research community. This 3-day meeting encompasses the latest science in cancers of the esophagus and stomach; the pancreas, small bowel, and hepatobiliary tract; and the colon, rectum, and anus. Contact: Tel: 888-788-1522; Email: giregistration@spargoinc.com or customerservice@asco.org

These listings are accurate as of publication date. Details and contact information are provided according to availability. To post an upcoming meeting in the next issue of Oncology Exchange, please contact: editors@oncologyex.com
 
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