Join oncology professionals from around the world for the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, which will be held May 30 through June 3 in Chicago. This year’s meeting will offer opportunities to learn about, debate, and discuss practice-changing advances in the field, and also highlight promising clinical and scientific results that will broaden and accelerate global progress against cancer.
Register to attend and reserve your hotel room by Wednesday, April 23, for the best rates. Visit am.asco.org and select “Registration and Hotel Information” on the left navigation bar to complete your registration and make your hotel reservation.
Pre–Annual Meeting Seminars
Enhance your Annual Meeting experience and explore additional oncology-related topics of interest during ASCO’s five Pre–Annual Meeting Seminars. Each seminar will be held onsite at McCormick Place from 12:30 PM on May 29 (lunch included) until 11:00 AM on May 30 (breakfast included). Visit am.asco.org and select “Pre–Annual Meeting Seminars” on the left navigation bar for more information and to register for the following:
Hematology for the Oncologist (new in 2014): Cosponsored with the American Society of Hematology, this seminar will focus on hematologic issues that medical oncologists commonly encounter in a consultative practice. Experts in the field will discuss clinical aspects of bleeding and clotting disorders, new oral anticoagulants, iron therapy, and other topics in benign hematology.
Improving Quality of Cancer Care and Patient Safety for High-Value Oncology Practice (new in 2014): This limited-attendance seminar will offer interactive sessions centered on value, safety, quality measurement, and quality improvement for oncology practices. Take home feasible strategies to evaluate your practice’s policies, engage staff in identifying and addressing problems, and promote quality improvement for high-value cancer care.
Clinical Care in Oncology for the Advanced Practice Provider: Designed specifically for advanced practice providers such as physician assistants and nurses, this seminar’s topics will include effective team-based care, improving productivity and value, and survivorship care. This seminar will also provide continuing nursing education (CNE) credits is cosponsored by the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology and the Oncology Nursing Society.
New Drugs in Oncology: Theoretical and practical aspects of recently approved drugs and emerging therapies on their way to approval will be discussed, offering attendees a unique opportunity to hear unbiased academic, regulatory, clinical, and industry perspectives.
Genetics and Genomics for the Practicing Clinician: Featuring a variety of engaging sessions, including a multidisciplinary tumor board and case-based discussions, this session will cover tumor and germ line topics, new technologies, and the tests and tools available to oncologists.
These live activities have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ■
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