Oncology Congress Accepting Registrations for Oct. 13-15 Event in San Francisco - Research & Clinical Care Advances in Oncology & Interactive Workshops Presented

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Community-based Oncologists & Allied Professionals can earn up to 19 CME/CE Hours.

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Cut off for early fee registration ends on Sept. 13.

Contemporary Forums, a leading provider of continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals, announced that it is now accepting registrations for the annual Oncology Congress, a 3- day meeting held October 13 - 15 at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, Calif. This dynamic meeting is designed for community-based oncologists, radiation oncologists, hematologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses and other healthcare professionals who treat and care for cancer patients. Participants have the ability to earn up to 19 CME/CE hours for the program.

Fadlo R. Khuri, MD, Professor and Chair of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University, once again serves as Chairperson of the Oncology Congress. Highlights of the Congress include interactive workshops, clinical debates, dialogue featuring oncology thought-leaders, and peer-to-peer discussions regarding some of the more challenging issues facing oncology providers today. George A. Fisher, Jr., MD, Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office at Stanford University, will be a featured speaker to kick off the conference on Thursday, Oct. 13th, discussing “Enhancing Patient Recruitment and Enrollment in Clinical Trials”.

The 2011 Oncology Congress Advisory Board and Specialty Tracks include:

  •     Fadlo R. Khuri, MD - Thoracic Malignancies
  •     Alex Adjei, MD, PhD, FACP - Novel Therapies
  •     Deborah K. Armstrong, MD - Gynecologic Oncology
  •     Michael B. Atkins, MD - Melanoma
  •     Matthew Cooperberg, MD, MPH - Urologic Malignancies
  •     Richard M. Goldberg, MD - GI Malignancies
  •     Sagar Lonial, MD - Hematologic Malignancies: Multiple Melanoma and Lymphoma
  •     Barbara Murphy, MD/ Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN - Supportive Care
  •     Robert Negrin, MD - Hematologic Malignancies: Leukemia
  •     Debu Tripathy, MD- Breast Cancer

Early fee cutoff for registrations is September 13th, 2011. For more information about the 2011 Oncology Congress including registration, a full conference agenda, and exhibitor information please visit http://www.OncologyCongress.com.

About Contemporary Forums
Contemporary Forums, a Reed Elsevier company, headquartered in Dublin, CA, provides leading-edge, accredited, clinical continuing education (CE) conferences for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, Contemporary Forums’ Online CE Library offers thousands of presentations captured directly from Contemporary Forums’ national conferences available on-demand. Over the past 30 years, Contemporary Forums’ conferences and online library have provided unparalleled professional enrichment and skill development to hundreds of thousands of nurses, physicians and other healthcare providers. Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). For more information, please visit http://www.contemporaryforums.com or http://www.onlinecelibrary.com.

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