lunes, 4 de junio de 2018

NCI at ASCO - "Meet the Experts" and Monday Sessions

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NCI at ASCO 2018

Monday, June 4

Today is the fourth day of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018 Annual Meeting and we hope you are having a good conference.

Today is also the last day of NCI's "Meet the Experts" sessions - so make sure to stop by our booth to hear what's happening across NCI (#5041). You can also attend the NCI-featured sessions below.
For more information about NCI activities at ASCO, visit the NCI at ASCO 2018 webpage.

NCI Speakers and Sessions at ASCO (Monday)


Inherited predisposition to malignant mesothelioma (MM) due to mutations in DNA repair genes 

Raffit Hassan, M.D.
9:12 AM - 9:24 AM
Dr. Hassan will present the abstract from the prospective study of the natural history of malignant mesothelioma during the “Lung Cancer—Non-Small Cell Local-Regional/Small Cell/Other Thoracic Cancers” oral abstract session.

Immunoepigenetics: Therapeutic Implications of Cancer Immunoediting 

David Schrump, M.D.
1:15 PM - 1:35 PM
In this presentation by Dr. Schrump, learn about the role of epigenetic priming, and its potential impact to improve outcomes when using immunotherapy to treat patients with cancer.

Pediatric Match

NCI/COG Pediatric MATCH Trial 

Donald Williams Parsons, M.D., Ph.D. - Texas Children's Cancer Center Baylor College of Medicine3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
At this presentation, you will get an update regarding the current status of the Pediatric MATCH Trial and how these findings are currently utilized in clinical practice.
For more information about the trial, visit the NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH webpage. 

Results of PROSPECT 

James Gulley, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
5:00 PM - 5:12 PM
At the “Genitourinary (Prostate) Cancer” oral abstract session, Dr. Gully will discuss results from the PROSPECT trial, (a randomized phase 3 trial of PROSTVAC-V/F (PRO) in men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer).

Activities at the NCI Exhibit Booth (#5041)

NCI Meet the Experts

Want to learn more about what's happening across the National Cancer Institute? Attend the final round of "Meet the Experts" sessions!

Check out the Monday "Meet the Experts" schedule on the NCI at ASCO 2018 webpage.
We look forward to seeing you at the booth!

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