24th Pezcoller Symposium: Cancer Escape from Therapy

The topic will be Molecular Basis for Resistance to Targeted Agents, and the focus of the meeting will be the mechanisms of resistance to new tumor target therapies.

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The meeting is being co-organized by Richard Marais (Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK), William Sellers (Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA), David Livingston (Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA) and with the collaboration of Enrico Mihich (Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA).

The Symposium will be opened by the keynote address of Prof. J. Engelman, MGH.

There will be 22 speakers divided in five sessions: genetics of resistance I and II ; clinical advance in overcoming resistance ; resistance through perturbed signalling ; role of the tumor microenvironment in resistance.

Speakers give approximately 25 minute talks followed by a similar amount of time for discussion. These meetings have always provided a major opportunity for scientific interaction among participants

14 Jun - 16 Jun 2012

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