Dr. Shaikh of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.)
Dr. Horbinski of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine received honorariums from AbbVie and Eisai as a guest speaker and instructor.)
The 23rd Annual Neuro Tumor Club Meeting, in conjunction with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), was hosted by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, on April 16, 2018. The organizers of the event were C David James, Craig Horbinski, Roger Stupp, Maciej Lesniak, Shiyuan Cheng, and Dan Brat. Although this AACR companion meeting was not held in 2017, the 2018 edition more than made up for it, with the largest attendance in the history of the Neuro Tumor Club. This article highlights some of the work presented at the meeting.
There were 165 attendees and presenters from 18 countries worldwide and across 22 states in the U.S. Sixty-five abstracts were presented at the event, including 16 platform presentations and 49 posters. Attendees were basic scientists, physicians, trainees, advance practice providers, and nurses representing medical and surgical oncology, radiation oncology, neuropathology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and cancer biology.
Oral presentations covered a wide range of subjects, including immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cellular and viral-based therapies, cancer metabolism, novel agents, pediatric tumors, and the genomic landscape of high-grade gliomas. Posters were presented under the following major categories: immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cancer stem cells, metabolism, pediatric tumors, neuroimaging and novel technologies, translational approaches, and tumor modeling.
Click here for the full article: Report on the 2018 AACR Neuro Tumor Club Annual Meeting.
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