New Targets and Innovative Strategies in Cancer Treatment: A course for clinicians

Last Modified: July 6, 2003

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Conference Dates: February 13-14, 2004
Conference Location: Monte Carlo, Monaco


Sponsoring Group: Imedex, Inc.

Conference Web Page URL: www.imedex.com/calendars/oncology.htm

Topics Covered: Introduction (Intracellular communication and signaling, Why cancer cells proliferate, Growth factors and growth factor receptors in normal tissues), Session I : Monoclonal antibodies against growth factor receptors, Session II: Growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, Session III. Antiangiogenesis approaches, Session IV: Inhibitors of the intracellular signaling cascades, Session V. Apoptosis induction, Session VI. Other approaches

Who Should Attend: Designed specifically for practicing oncologists whose busy practices make it difficult to keep up with the clinical literature and the vast amount of data that have unraveled much of the basic biology of cell growth and multiplication over the past 10 years.

Registration Information: Online at www.imedex.com (registration will open in September), tel: +1 770-751-7332, fax: +1 770-751-7334

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Submitted to ESMO. Participants will receive a certificate of participation at the conclusion of the conference.


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