Cancer Institute to Hold Hematology-Oncology Conference At The Cloisters
at Sea Island
Cancer Institute at Emory University is preparing to host one of the
most informative Hematology-Oncology Conferences in the Southeast. The
meeting will take place July 13th through 17th, 2002, at The Cloisters,
Sea Island, GA.
Speakers include Kenneth
Anderson, M.D., professor at Harvard Medical School and director of
the Multiple Myeloma Center at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston;
James Armitage, M.D., Dean of Medicine at the University of Nebraska;
Russ Toal, executive director of the Georgia Cancer Coalition; Mark
Green, M.D., professor of Clinical Oncology at the Hollings Cancer Center,
Medical University of South Carolina; and Carlos Arteaga, M.D., Professor
of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Leader, Breast Cancer Program, The Vanderbilt-Ingram
Topics to be covered include:
-New treatments for Myeloma and Lymphoma
- Pharmacogenomics and the future of Oncology
- Immunotherapy and Cancer: How Soon?
- Sickle CellÉNew Pain ManagementNew Treatment Modalities
- The Promise of Targeted Therapy for Cancer.
Participants will earn 16
CME credit hours in Category I of the Physicians Recognition Award of
the American Medical Association.
Russ Toal, Executive Director
of the Georgia Cancer Coalition will talk about Governor Roy Barnes'
initiative to make Georgia home to some of the world's most advanced
cancer research facilities. Georgia is the first state to utilize its
tobacco settlement funds to initiate such an extensive private/public
partnership in the battle against cancer.
For more information on The
2002 Hematology-Oncology Conference at The Cloisters, contact Dr. Sagar
Lonial, Winship Cancer Institute, 404-727-1806, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.