Colon Cancer: Genetics to Prevention

Last Modified: January 20, 2002

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Date: March 7-10, 2002
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Symposium Web Page:

Sponsors: American Association for Cancer Research

Who Should Attend: Basic Scientists, Clinicians and Trainees

Conference Objectives: Education for the Multiple Myeloma patient on the latest available treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Topics: Talks at the conference will describe how the elucidation of underlying molecular mechanisms has translated into innovative chemopreventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic approaches.

Conference Agenda: The conference will focus on colon cancer as a paradigm for understanding the genetic basis of cancer development and progression in general. The conference will highlight the current findings of internationally renowned speakers in the following areas:

  • APC/beta catenin pathway
  • TGF-BIIR pathway
  • DNA mismatch repair genes
  • Mouse models of colon cancer
  • Functional genomics
  • Chemoprevention
  • Genetic Epidemiology

Registration Info: Online registration and abstract submission is available at

Fees: AACR Members $495, Nonmembers (Academic and Gov't) $695, Nonmembers (Industry) $895

Continuing Education: No

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