Navigation Links
Society for Translational Oncology Launches Updated Website
Date:5/30/2008

Find New Video 'Milestones in Oncology' Presentations at http://www.sto-online.org

CHICAGO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly updated website, highlighting uniquely valuable video presentations for practicing oncologists.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080530/CLF025LOGO )

The announcement was made on the occasion of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), being held May 30-June 3 at McCormick Place in Chicago. "STO is doubly proud to launch our new website and, with it, debut three new 'Milestones in Oncology' educational programs," said Dr. Carmen J. Allegra, Chairman of the STO Board and Director of Clinical and Translational Research and Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Florida. "Each of these is a groundbreaking dialogue with the innovator who has shaped major advances in the care of cancer patients."

Located at http://www.sto-online.org, the new website serves as the focus for STO's state-of-the-art educational initiatives. Founded by oncologists in 2000, STO's mission is to speed the discovery and translation of important new treatments to the practice of global oncology. The Society brings knowledge and strategies for critical new developments in cancer treatment into the practice environment of the community oncologist.

The 'Milestones in Oncology' series is the centerpiece of the updated website, with three timely new presentations online now. "Each of these episodes features a world-class physician-innovator who has helped transform the way oncology should be practiced," said Dr. Allegra. "Dr. Paul Goss speaks on aromatase inhibitors, Dr. Eric Winer addresses targeted therapies for breast cancer, and Drs. Thomas Lynch and Mario Lacouture discuss lung cancer at the advent of targeted therapy."

A previous presentation on new treatments for breast cancer, featuring Dr. Larry Norton, is also available. Additional episodes are scheduled for later in 2008. "STO's 'Milestones in Oncology' are must-viewing for the busy practitioner as well as for the clinical trialist," added Dr. Allegra.

The 'Milestones in Oncology' presentations are available free of charge after a simple registration process. The videos can be streamed in Quicktime or Windows Media Player formats. 'Milestones in Oncology' is produced in collaboration with The Oncologist, the official journal of the STO.

About the Society for Translational Oncology

The Society for Translational Oncology, Inc.(R) (STO(TM)) is a professional association promoting the continued education of its constituents and of cancer caregivers and improvement in the quality and safety care issues for the patient with cancer. To achieve that end, STO provides publications, meetings, and enduring materials that serve to shorten the "translational gap" between discovery and deployment to the patient. The foundations of STO's educational interventions are the improvement of physician competencies and strategies for the screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cancer and enhancement of performance-in-practice.

Contact: George Kendall: 919-680-0011, George.Kendall@sto-online.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Society for Translational Oncology, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
2. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hosts Workshop On Weighing Treatment Options For Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
3. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
4. Genomic Health Announces Multiple Studies on Oncotype DX(TM) Presented at 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium
5. Stevens Health, Technology and Society roundtable: Sept. 19
6. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Hosts 15th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, September 26-30, 2007
7. Labopharm To Present Poster On Onset Of Analgesic Effect Of Once-Daily Tramadol At Congress Of The European Society Of Regional Anaesthesia And Pain Therapy
8. Heart Failure Society of America 11th Annual Scientific Meeting to Focus on Heart Failure Guidelines, Innovation and New Research
9. ESMO, Oxford Journals and the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology announce collaboration
10. American Cancer Society report finds breast cancer death rate continues to drop
11. American Society of Transplantations Past President Testifies Before Congress at Forum on Organ Donation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... heart-wrenching story of child abuse and neglect, and the struggles faced while hoping ... is the creation of published author, Judy Von Bernewitz, who spent 13 years ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... , ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... Stewart is the Founder and Managing Member for t4 Leadership Development & Consulting. ... critical to his definition of “success”: physician leadership development, servant leadership, data driven ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... Although Labor Day is not as popular for fireworks ... weekend displays, and numerous households celebrate the unofficial end of summer with backyard fireworks ... pets. , Kris Zambo, owner of Dynamite Fireworks in Hammond, Indiana, ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... The National ... a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is ... leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... August 21, 2017 , ... ... has become the Official Technology Partner of North Country Region Volleyball and will ... Systems) volleyball software, along with providing sport management software to their member clubs. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/17/2017)... N.J. , Aug. 17, 2017 Bio-Ess Laboratories, LLC Chief ... increase antibody titer and present new data on Cell-Ess® Universal ... in Boston, MA August 21-25.  The Bioprocessing Summit ... today,s bioprocess challenges. ... and Optimizer ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... 2017 AccuGenomics, Inc., a diagnostic company based ... that the company has provided an AccuKit to the ... at Chapel Hill and to Qura Therapeutics for evaluation ... quantify HIV reservoir and viral expression in human CD4+ ... Cure Center is a joint initiative between the University ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... , Aug. 10, 2017  Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), acquired ... Lakewood, Colorado . The reputable clinic will ... , PT, DPT with his staff of four clinicians. Lipkin ... Pittsburgh and brings over 10 years of experience with a ... Belmar PT marks the 10th PRN clinic in and around ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: