Feb 13 2018 Posted: 16:50 GMT

Blood Cancer Network Ireland is holding its annual symposium  on Friday 8th June in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

“Blood Cancer Research: Focus on immunotherapy and the tumour microenvironment”

The aim of the symposium is to provide Irish researchers and clinical staff with the opportunity to hear about the latest research and hottest topics in blood cancer research from international experts and to present their own work in this area.

This symposium will bring researchers in the fields of cancer drug discovery and hematological malignancies together with industry and clinical investigators interested in translating research findings into early clinical development.

The scientific focus will be in two key areas:

  • Immunotherapy
  • Tumour microenvironment

The focus of the symposium on cutting edge research and cancer therapeutics development will make this a highly significant and relevant meeting for all researchers interested in applying research findings for clinical development in blood cancers.

  • There will be an opprotunity for researchers to present posters in the area of immunotherapy, the tumour microenvironment and targeted therapies and approx 3 posters will be selected for oral presentations. Prizes will be awared for the best poster and oral presentation.
  • There will be an opportunity for young researchers to meet experts in the field at a "meet the experts" session
  • There will be a session on "Advances in blood cancer research" directed towards patients and their families at the end of the symposium

To register for the meeting please  see Registration form 2018

For imformation on submitting abstracts please see Symposium 2018 - announcement

Updated draft symposium programmeBlood Cancer Symposium - June 2018- Final programme

 

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