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AACR hosts Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research Conference in San Francisco
Date:7/11/2011

What: For more than 100 years, the American Association for Cancer Research has been the premier leader in the basic science of cancer research.

This year, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D., the immediate past president of the AACR and a recent Nobel laureate, will chair the Second AACR Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research. This conference will unite cancer research leaders from across the globe to encourage and strengthen collaborative research efforts.

The Second AACR Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research is a unique opportunity for science writers, editors and reporters to gain cutting-edge insight about the field of basic cancer research.

Featured speakers and their topics include:

  • Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, "Cancer Genomes and Their Implications for Research";
  • Zena Werb, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, "New Insights Into the Microenvironment and Metastasis";
  • Jeremy Rich, M.D., The Cleveland Clinic, "The Complexity of Tumor Cell Hierarchies";
  • Alan Ashworth, Ph.D., Institute of Cancer Research, London, "Harnessing Genetic Dependencies in Cancer Therapy"; and
  • Jeffrey Engleman, M.D., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, "Overcoming Intrinsic and Acquired Resistance to Targeted Therapies."

When: Sept. 14-18, 2011

Where: InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
San Francisco, Calif.

Press Registration: The advanced press registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 9. Please visit the following link to download a registration form and attain additional information: www.aacr.org/page25946.aspx


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Contact: Jeremy Moore
Jeremy.Moore@aacr.org
267-646-0557

Source:Eurekalert

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