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Introduction to Cancer : Focus on Solid Tumors 2017

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott # | Newark, USA
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Title: Introduction to Cancer : Focus on Solid Tumors 2017
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Dates: From Oct, 17, 2017 to Oct, 18, 2017
Location: Newark, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 4995 to 4995 USD
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Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott #

Newark, USA
Discover our transformed Newark airport hotel at EWR Honored by Marriott International for our dramatic transformation in 2016, the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott takes each stay to new heights. Set within Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and close to attractions, our free shuttle serves every terminal, bringing you to the doors of our transformed airport hotel. Inside, the new Greatroom offers a space to connect over free Wi-Fi, handcrafted cocktails and all-day dining. Soundproofed, redesigned accommodations soothe with murals that set an uplifting air. Platform beds give rise to peaceful slumber, while spa-like bathrooms evoke a sense of calm with glass-enclosed showers and waterfall heads. There are also multi-use surfaces and extendable open closets with power outlets. Guests can stretch out after a long flight in our Newark airport hotel in the fitness center, and then enjoy American fare at the Aviation Grill. For events, there’s 27,000 square feet of renovated function space, including a magnificent grand ballroom. RENOVATED MEETING & EVENT SPACE Experience our renovated meeting space, including area's largest brand-new ballroom. Our convenient airport location, renovated rooms, flexible spaces, 24 hour airport shuttle service, proximity to NYC and award-winning events team make this a perfect choice for meetings and social functions.
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A two-day face-to-face intensive cancer course presented by leading specialists.

A comprehensive overview of cancer & major solid tumors designed to meet the educational needs of professionals from the pharmaceutical, medical technology, biotechnology &associated industries

Eminent specialist physicians and respected experts share their knowledge and experience with delegates.

Participants are provided with current information to better understand the terminology and classification of cancer and the principle issues in its treatment

The day is interactive throughout. Learning is made easy through motivational lectures, lively discussion and  thought provoking question & answer (Q&A).

Ideal for individuals with little understanding of cancer and its treatment. Equally, beneficial to those with existing basic knowledge.

What will I learn from this cancer course?

This cancer course will include:

A review of the commonly available anti-cancer drugs including immunotherapies with emphasis on mode of action, dose intensity and chemotherapy regimes

A detailed study of the range of side-effects of cancer treatments

Quality of life issues in terms of overall assessment and result interpretation

The treatment of major tumor types: breast, lung, melanoma, upper gastrointestinal (GI), colorectal, ovarian and prostate cancer. Each session is presented by clinicians active in these areas and focus on overall patient presentation and management, cancer diagnosis and staging. Following each session our experts will lead delegates in interactive group discussion on the key issues relating to effective management of each tumor type

New drug development and identification of new pharmacological targets of particular interest and value. Clinical trial design issues will also be included.

Topics included in this cancer course

Cancer: Terminology and classification

Anti-cancer drugs & side effects including immunotherapies

New developments in cancer therapy

Introduction to the major tumor types: breast, lung, melanoma, upper gastrointestinal (GI), colorectal, ovarian and prostate cancer

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Jeffrey Crawford MD, George Barth Geller Professor for Research in Cancer, Department of Medicine Co-Director, Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA

Stéphanie Gaillard MD, Director, Gynecologic Cancers, Assistant Professor of Oncology, Assistant Professor of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Baltimore, USA

Bert O’Neil MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Phase 1 and GI Oncology Program, Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA

Jeffrey Peppercorn MD, Associate Professor Department of Medicine Harvard Medical School and Director, Survivorship Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

Susan Slovin MD, Attending Physician, Member,Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, USA

Ryan Sullivan MD, Instructor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

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