Ohio State University Cancer Conferences Calendar Listings Winter 2011

January 11, 2011

Calendar items from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

For additional information, contact the media relations office at The Ohio State University Medical Center, 614-293-3737.

  • Breast Cancer: San Antonio and Beyond 2011 will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hyatt on Capital Square, 75 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio; course director is Dr. Charles Shapiro, and a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are offered. For more information, visit https://cancer.osu.edu/go/BreastCancerConference.
  • The 2011 Ash Review will be held Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Ave., Columbus, Ohio; course directors are Dr. Steven Devine and Dr. Joseph Flynn, and a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are offered. For more information, visit https://cancer.osu.edu/go/ASHReview.
  • The 2011 Melanoma Symposium will be held Saturday, Feb.12, 2011, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Conference Center at Northpointe, 9243 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, Ohio; course directors are Dr. Kari Kendra and Dr. Sara Peters, and a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are offered. For more information, visit https://cancer.osu.edu/go/Melanoma.
  • The 2011 “What’s New in Robotic Surgery Across Specialties” sponsored by Ohio State’s Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery will be held Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Ave., Columbus, Ohio; course directors are Dr. Ronney Abaza and Dr. Jeffrey Fowler; and a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits are offered. For more information, visit https://cancer.osu.edu/go/Robotics.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (cancer.osu.edu) is one of only 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States designated by the National Cancer Institute. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top cancer hospitals in the nation, The James is the 180-bed adult patient-care component of the cancer program at The Ohio State University. The OSUCCC-James is one of only seven funded programs in the country approved by the NCI to conduct both Phase I and Phase II clinical trials.

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Jennifer Mutchler
Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations
614-293-3737
Jennifer.Mutchler@osumc.edu

Contact Media Staff

Amanda Harper

Director of Media Relations


614-685-5420 (direct)


614-293-3737 (main)


Amanda.Harper2@osumc.edu


Media staff are available by calling 614-293-3737 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

 

If after hours, please call 614-293-8000 (ask the operator to page the hospital administrative manager).

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