Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium, Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow

Mount Sinai School of Medicine and The Chemotherapy Foundation
Last Modified: January 11, 2010

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Conference Dates: November 9-13, 2010
Conference Location: Marriott Marquis, NYC

Sponsoring Group: Mount Sinai School of Medicine and The Chemotherapy Foundation

Conference Web Page URL: chemotherapyfoundationsymposium.org

Topics Covered: New agents, clinical trials, targeted therapies, biotherapies, hematology, breast, GI, ovarian, prostate, renal, lung, other cancers, practice issues

Conference Objectives: Present New Developments in Cancer Therapeutics

Who Should Attend: Oncologists, Hematologists, oncology nurses, PA, NP, CM, pharmacists

Conference Agenda: Pediatric Oncology, November 9, Hematology GI, November 10, GYN, Breast, November 11, GU, lung, melanoma, brain, EHR, other practice related issues, November 12, Nursing Meeting, November 13

Registration Information: www.chemotherapyfoundation.org, printed form by FAX, karl.jordan@mssm, edu  For further information, karl.jordan@mssm.edu, jaclyn.silverman@mssm.edu

Conference Fees: Physicians $485, House staff and other cancer care providers $150

Continuing Education: Yes


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