Fifth Annual California Cancer Consortium: Recent Advances and New Directions in Cancer Therapy

The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education (CBCE)
Last Modified: January 29, 2006

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Conference Dates: March 24-26, 2006
Conference Location: The Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Sponsoring Group: The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education (CBCE)

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered: After participating in this educational activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Identify signaling pathways that are involved in the growth and metastases of many individual tumor types, and identify specific opportunities for therapeutic intervention.
  2. Describe the science of pharmacogenomics and relate this understanding to the management of your patients with cancer.
  3. Based on recent clinical trials, assess the efficacy of novel therapeutic strategies in the treatment of your patients with cancer.
  4. Discuss the rationale and efficacy of combination therapies, including the incorporation of targeted agents into standard chemotherapy regimens and combinations of multiple targeted agents.

Conference Objectives: Please see website for further information

Who Should Attend: Medical oncologists, nurses, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of cancer

Conference Agenda: Please see website for full agenda.

Registration Information: Please see website for full registration information.

Conference Fees: Please see website for further registration information

Continuing Education: Yes

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