Thursday, February 05, 2009

Oral Complications of Emerging Cancer Therapies Conference

If you are interested in or treat a lot of cancer patients this may be a conference you might want to consider attending.

Oral Complications of Emerging Cancer Therapies
April 14 and 15, 2009
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Bethesda, Maryland USA

Please visit the following website for information: http://www.mascc.org/index.php?load=content&page=index&page_id=633
See below for information on Abstract submission and Travel Stipends

The conference will provide a forum to discuss scientific advances and identify knowledge gaps related to oral complications that
occur secondary to current and emerging cancer therapies. The conference will be of interest to clinicians, researchers, new and/or
early stage investigators, and the oncology community. Mechanisms as well as clinical management will be presented, with emphasis on highlighting gaps in evidence relative to current and projected impact of targeted cancer therapies on oral tissues.

Topics will include:
· Cancer Control and the Population Sciences
· Oral Mucosal Injury (Mucositis)
· Acute and Chronic Oral Pain
· Oral Mucosal Infections
· Oral Graft - vs. - Host Disease
Long-term Consequences in Survivors:
· Salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia
· Osteoradionecrosis and bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis
· Craniofacial reconstruction: Complications in wound healing
· Plus Proffered Papers Presented by Conference Attendees

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