DF/HCC Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Symposium

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Martin Conference Center
77 Ave. Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA

Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and the Breast and Gynecologic Programs in the DF/HCC will sponsor a day-long symposium entitled “Breast and Gynecologic Cancers Research at Harvard." 

Abstracts are now being accepted for the symposium. Abstracts should present original research on breast and/or gynecologic cancers which may be basic, translational, clinical, or population based research. Abstracts will be published and available to all participants. 

We invite all DF/HCC researchers who are doing work in breast and gynecologic cancers, including fellows, post-docs, and junior faculty to attend and to submit abstracts.

ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS: Abstracts must be 500 words or less, and fit on an 81/2 x 11” paper with 1” margins on all sides. Include the title and authors at the top, acknowledgments at the bottom.  You may have one (1) figure or one (1) table, both in black and white, and these illustrations must fit on same page as the abstract text. Please specify the session for which you are submitting: 1) Risk, Prevention, and Disparities; 2) Clinical; 3) Genomics and Genetics; 4) Tumor Micro-environment; 5) Animal Models; 6) Drug Resistance; 7) Immunology. 

Abstract Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Submit abstracts by email to: alexandra_feinstein@dfci.harvard.edu

Keynote speakers for the symposium are:

  • Andre Nussenzweig, Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Genome Integrity, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research

  • Kunle Odunsi, M.D., Ph.D., Cancer Center Deputy Director, The M. Steven Piver Professor and Chair, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Executive Director, Center for Immunotherapy


The symposium will be held at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center (77 Ave. Louis Pasteur), and will begin at 8 AM (with check-in/breakfast available from 7:15 AM) It will conclude by 5 PM. Seating is limited; advance registration is required.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/aqOs6qFzBX2HQy7c2

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