Navigation Links
CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium continues to expand
Date:12/3/2009

PHILADELPHIA Now in its 32nd year, the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium continues to attract the best in breast cancer science and world leaders from industry and academia with the goal of eradicating breast cancer.

This year, more than 8,500 scientists and other professionals will gather at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio from Dec. 9-13, 2009. The symposium is a partnership between the American Association for Cancer Research, the University of Texas Health Science Center and Baylor College of Medicine.

Last year, more than 8,000 people attended from 92 countries; 46 percent of the participants were medical doctors and 9 percent were basic research scientists. Last year was the first year the AACR partnered with the symposium in an effort to help increase the presence of basic science. As a result, the meeting began one day earlier than in past years and held standing room only scientific sessions.

"The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is arguably the best cancer research meeting in the world, and with the addition of high quality science, credibility and outreach efforts from the American Association for Cancer Research, this collaboration continues to garner further scientific prominence," said C. Kent Osborne, M.D., director of the Dan L. Duncan Center and the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine and president of the symposium.

This year, in addition to the main program, the CTRC-AACR-SABCS press office will host four press conferences for the media highlighting important news from the meeting and a separate media Q&A on December 12 at 10:00 a.m. CT with Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D. on the long-term survival, disease free survival and cardiac toxicity results from his latest research with Herceptin.

The following is a schedule of the press briefings.

  • Bisphosphonates: 12:30 p.m. CT, Thursday, Dec. 10
  • Drugs in the Pipeline: 8:00 a.m. CT, Friday, Dec. 11
  • New Treatment Paradigms: 12:30 p.m. CT, Friday, Dec. 11
  • Patient Management and Prognosis: 8:00 a.m. CT, Saturday, Dec. 12
  • Media Q&A with Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D, 10:00 a.m. CT, Saturday, Dec. 12

Beyond the press conferences, the press office has selected additional abstracts that may be of interest to the media and will be highlighting them as separate press releases.

AACR will be conducting interviews with researchers throughout the symposium. Recordings of these events and interviews will be posted to AACR Scientific Podcast feed. You can subscribe to this feed through following links:

AACR Scientific Podcast RSS Reader: http://feeds.feedburner.com/AacrScientificPodcasts

AACR RSS News Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/aacr


'/>"/>

Contact: Jeremy Moore
jeremy.moore@aacr.org
267-646-0557
American Association for Cancer Research
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
2. 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
3. Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25
4. UTSA wins San Antonio Area Foundation grant to further chlamydia research
5. UT San Antonio researcher wins $917,000 from NIH to study memory
6. Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
7. Linchpin gene may be useful target for new breast cancer therapies
8. Dietary calcium could possibly prevent the spread of breast cancer to bone
9. Researchers find new gene linked to breast cancer
10. Analysis of breast and colon cancer genes finds many areas of differences between tumors
11. Genome update defines landscape of breast and colon cancers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2017)... , June 30, 2017 Today, ... developer and supplier of face and eye tracking ... Featured Product provider program. "Artificial ... innovative way to monitor a driver,s attentiveness levels ... from being able to detect fatigue and prevent ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... , May 23, 2017  Hunova, the first robotic gym for ... has been officially launched in Genoa, Italy . The ... and the USA . The technology was ... the market by the IIT spin-off Movendo Technology thanks to a 10 ... Multimedia News Release, please click: ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... RAM Group , Singaporean based ... in biometric authentication based on a novel  ... to perform biometric authentication. These new sensors are based on ... Ram Group and its partners. This sensor will have ... and security. Ram Group is a next generation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 25, 2017 , ... ... will garner a better understanding of the considerations needed for designing ideal guide ... The use of CRISPR-Cas9 to create targeted double-strand breaks in genomic DNA has ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... NLP Logix ... years of diagnostic excellence by Mayo Clinic and the experience in developing and ... be distributed through the Microsoft Azure platform and will focus on assisting physicians ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... N.J. , July 26, 2017  Nurse practitioners play ... to the findings of a Merck Manuals survey ... recent medical conference, revealed that most (88 percent) believe they ... diagnoses, treatments and prescriptions. ... Merck Manuals survey of 210 ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... ... July 25, 2017 , ... Bactana Animal ... efficiency of livestock farming while reducing the use of antibiotics and hormones in ... from Cornell University. , These new proprietary technologies expand the breadth of ...
Breaking Biology Technology: