Second Annual Fall Oncology Conference

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Last Modified: August 14, 2005

Conference Dates: 22-23 October 2005
Conference Location: Braselton, GA

Sponsoring Group: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered: Educational Objectives:

  1. Based on recent clinical study data, assess the efficacy of novel approaches in the treatment of breast cancer in both the adjuvant and metastatic settings.
  2. Compare the efficacy and safety of novel treatments for renal cell carcinoma.
  3. Summarize current and ongoing study results in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.
  4. Assess recent advances in the screening, molecular biology, and diagnosis of lung cancer, and discuss how these advances can be applied to improve modern patient care.
  5. Discuss recent advances in the optimization of therapy for patients with lung cancer, including the use of novel agents, regimens, and dosing techniques.

Conference Objectives:

Who Should Attend: This activity is designed for community oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, research nurses/coordinators, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of patients with cancer.

Conference Agenda:

  • Session I: Lung Cancer I
  • Session II: Lung Cancer II, Discussion Leader: Alan B. Sandler
  • Session III: Breast Cancer, Discussion Leader: Speaker Invited
  • Session IV: Genitourinary Cancer, Discussion Leader: Bruce J. Roth
  • Session V: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Discussion Leader: Bert O'Neil

Registration Information: Please see website for further registration information.

Conference Fees: Please see website for further information

Continuing Education: Yes

From the National Cancer Institute