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Find out about upcoming events sponsored by our division.

Sep

07

The Role of Spliceosome Gene Mutations in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Myeloid Neoplasms

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Stanley Chu-Wei Lee, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

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Sep

14

Personalized Neo-antigen Targeting Cancer Vaccines to Address Cancer Heterogeneity

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Catherine Wu, MD

Professor of Medicine and Associate Physician, Medical Oncology

Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Boston, MA

more

Sep

15

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall

Chicago - 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an interactive panel discussion and have your questions answered by breast cancer experts from the Lurie Cancer Center. Visit exhibits to discover cancer resources in your community, as well as local and national organizations providing support. Light refreshments will be provided. Walk-ins are welcome. Advance registration is appreciated.

more

Sep

20

Surprising Role of a Keratinocyte Cadherin in Regulating Melanocyte Behavior: Implications for Melanoma

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Kathleen J Green, PhD

Joseph L. Mayberry Sr. Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and Professor, Departments of Pathology and Dermatology

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago Campus

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Sep

21

Transitioning to High Quality Survivorship Care after Head and Neck Cancer

Off-Campus - 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Jonas T. Johnson, MD

Eugene N. Myers, MD Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and

Marci Lee Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN

Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing

University of Pittsburgh

more

Sep

27

Annual Chung Lee Lectureship-Targeting Androgen Receptor Nuclear Localization and Function in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zhou Wang, PhD

Professor, Departments of Urology, Pathology and Pharmacology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

more

Sep

27

Targeting Androgen Receptor Nuclear Localization and Function in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Chung Lee Lectureship

Zhou Wang, PhD

Co-Director of the Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program of the University of

Pittsburgh Cancer Insitute

University of Pittsburg Medical Center

Pittsburg, PA

more

Oct

11

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

12

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

13

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

14

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

15

Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum

Chicago - 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

During this complimentary program for brain tumor patients and their families, our experts will discuss advances in brain tumor treatment, as well as skills and resources for managing the unique challenges faced by patients and caregivers. The program includes opportunities to ask questions and meet other brain tumor patients and their families. This program is sponsored by the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Nov

10

Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium

Chicago - 7:45 AM - 5:45 PM

The Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium is a one and one-half day interactive program on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients held on November 10-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The symposium brings together medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to discuss and debate the latest advances in multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research and supportive care methodology. The agenda features internationally-recognized experts who will engage attendees in dialogue to improve multi-specialty collaboration in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients.

Conference Chair: Sandeep Samant, MD

more

Nov

11

Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 1:15 PM

The Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium is a one and one-half day interactive program on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients held on November 10-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The symposium brings together medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to discuss and debate the latest advances in multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research and supportive care methodology. The agenda features internationally-recognized experts who will engage attendees in dialogue to improve multi-specialty collaboration in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients.

Conference Chair: Sandeep Samant, MD

more

Sep

07

The Role of Spliceosome Gene Mutations in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Myeloid Neoplasms

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Stanley Chu-Wei Lee, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

more

Sep

14

Personalized Neo-antigen Targeting Cancer Vaccines to Address Cancer Heterogeneity

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Catherine Wu, MD

Professor of Medicine and Associate Physician, Medical Oncology

Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Boston, MA

more

Sep

15

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall

Chicago - 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an interactive panel discussion and have your questions answered by breast cancer experts from the Lurie Cancer Center. Visit exhibits to discover cancer resources in your community, as well as local and national organizations providing support. Light refreshments will be provided. Walk-ins are welcome. Advance registration is appreciated.

more

Sep

20

Surprising Role of a Keratinocyte Cadherin in Regulating Melanocyte Behavior: Implications for Melanoma

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Kathleen J Green, PhD

Joseph L. Mayberry Sr. Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and Professor, Departments of Pathology and Dermatology

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago Campus

more

Sep

21

Transitioning to High Quality Survivorship Care after Head and Neck Cancer

Off-Campus - 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Jonas T. Johnson, MD

Eugene N. Myers, MD Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and

Marci Lee Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN

Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing

University of Pittsburgh

more

Sep

27

Annual Chung Lee Lectureship-Targeting Androgen Receptor Nuclear Localization and Function in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zhou Wang, PhD

Professor, Departments of Urology, Pathology and Pharmacology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

more

Sep

27

Targeting Androgen Receptor Nuclear Localization and Function in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Chicago - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Chung Lee Lectureship

Zhou Wang, PhD

Co-Director of the Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program of the University of

Pittsburgh Cancer Insitute

University of Pittsburg Medical Center

Pittsburg, PA

more

Oct

11

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

12

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

13

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

14

20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium

Off-Campus - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium has been called the most valuable breast cancer meeting worldwide for the practicing clinician. For 20 years, this multidisciplinary CME event has been bringing together leading national and international medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to present, debate and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches in the management of breast cancer. New options are occurring in all aspects of patient care including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, novel biologic therapies as well as survivorship. This symposium focuses on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today's breast cancer patient.

more

Oct

15

Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum

Chicago - 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

During this complimentary program for brain tumor patients and their families, our experts will discuss advances in brain tumor treatment, as well as skills and resources for managing the unique challenges faced by patients and caregivers. The program includes opportunities to ask questions and meet other brain tumor patients and their families. This program is sponsored by the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

more

Nov

10

Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium

Chicago - 7:45 AM - 5:45 PM

The Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium is a one and one-half day interactive program on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients held on November 10-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The symposium brings together medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to discuss and debate the latest advances in multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research and supportive care methodology. The agenda features internationally-recognized experts who will engage attendees in dialogue to improve multi-specialty collaboration in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients.

Conference Chair: Sandeep Samant, MD

more

Nov

11

Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 1:15 PM

The Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium is a one and one-half day interactive program on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients held on November 10-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The symposium brings together medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to discuss and debate the latest advances in multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research and supportive care methodology. The agenda features internationally-recognized experts who will engage attendees in dialogue to improve multi-specialty collaboration in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients.

Conference Chair: Sandeep Samant, MD

more

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