5th Annual Bear Discoveries Research Symposium

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Last Modified: October 8, 2010

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Dates: November 19, 2010
Location: Chicago, IL

Sponsoring Group: Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Web Page URL: www.bearnecessities.org/Symposium/Index.html

Topics Covered: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research

Objectives: Distinguish between differences in clinical approaches as they apply to cancer research. Identify new research techniques or information that participants can apply to his or her own research investigations. Address gaps in current knowledge of cancer research.

Agenda: See agenda and CME info here

Fees: $0

Continuing Education: Yes


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