09/26/2005

Cancer Care Conference Set for Oct. 7

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Hospitals and the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center will host “Critical Issues in Cancer Care,” the 2005 Fall Cancer Conference to discuss new technologies in cancer treatment. 

Held at the Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa in Morgantown, this conference will discuss topics such as cancer vaccination, targeted treatments in solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, treatments for brain tumors and cancer in the elderly.  Registration will begin at 7 a.m.

This conference will feature guest lecturers from Yale Medial Group, Duke University, the University of Nebraska and the National Cancer Institute to name a few.  Loubna T. Scally, MD, from the WVU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology will discuss MammoSite radiation therapy. 

The cost of the conference is $95 for physicians and $55 for other healthcare professionals and includes lunch and course materials.  Participants will receive seven contact hours after completing this program.  Please contact the Office of Continuing Education at (304) 293-3937 for more information about this conference.

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For more information:
Office of Continuing Education, (304) 293-3937

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