The 9th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research will be held virtually March 10-11, 2021, as a satellite meeting to the 12th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Global Health Conference. The Symposium is organized through a collaboration with the US National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health, CUGH, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The objectives of this virtual Symposium are to: (1) provide a venue for the global oncology research community to exchange information to identify potential areas for collaboration; (2) develop strategic priorities for advancing the field of global oncology; and (3) share initiatives that are reducing the burden of cancer in low resource settings.
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The virtual format will include a two day live program, where attendees will be able to view presentations, hear live audio, and interact online, as well as on demand sessions. All sessions presented live will be recorded and both the recorded live sessions and the on demand sessions will be made available to attendees for 1 month.
The conference agenda will focus on new translational advances in the treatment of cancer as well as provide updates of conventional therapies for a number of the most common tumor types.
Our 13th AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa will take place from 7 to 10 November 2021. The in-person venue will be in Dakar, Senegal and we expect virtual attendees will be joining in from around the world.