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Boston, Oct. 21-24: Largest international pediatric oncology conference
Date:10/5/2010

SAVE THE DATE: Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care is hosting the 42nd Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP). The largest pediatric oncology meeting in the world, SIOP is returning to the United States for the first time in 17 years.

Dates:
Thursday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010
Media room will be available 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Location:
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Highlights: Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care experts are leading a number of important symposia and providing keynote presentations including:

Gene Therapy and Pediatric Oncology:

"Somatic Cell Reprogramming to Facilitate Genetic Correction in Fanconi Anemia"
David Williams, MD
Friday, Oct. 22, 10:30-Noon, Ballroom A

Ethical Issues in Pediatric Oncology:

"Cancer Patients' and Parents' Attitudes towards Banking of Tissues for Research"
Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Friday, Oct. 22, 1:30-3:00, Room 309

"Knowledge and Understanding of the Informed Consent Process among Parents of Children Enrolled on Cancer Clinical Trials"
Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Saturday, Oct. 23, 10:30-Noon, Room 310

Childhood Cancer Support Groups

"DF/CHCC Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council Where We Started, Where We Are and How We Got Here"
Chris Reilly, Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care
Friday, Oct. 22, 1:30-3 p.m., Room 206

Future of Stem Cell Transplantation key note:
"Modeling Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes with Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells"
George Daley, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care
Sunday, Oct. 24, 3-3:30 p.m., Auditorium

Media Registration: To learn more about the meeting or to register for the press room, contact Teresa Herbert, Senior Media Relations Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute teresa_herbert@dfci.harvard.edu; 617-632-4090


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Contact: Teresa Herbert
teresa_herbert@dfci.harvard.edu
617-632-4090
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Source:Eurekalert

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