Pediatric Cancer Working Group at the Annual Meeting

The AACR Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. All attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest advances in pediatric cancer research, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise, and network with other scientists and clinicians.

PCWG Events at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018

Pediatric Cancer Working Group Town Hall Meeting and Networking Reception 
Sunday, April 15, 2018 
6:30 - 8:30 pm CT
(Location to be announced)
All Annual Meeting attendees are invited to participate in this special evening session hosted by the AACR PCWG. This session will include an interactive discussion involving the current state of pediatric cancer data sharing. Specifically, this session will be designed to address existing limitations to pediatric cancer data sharing and explore opportunities to improve ongoing efforts to translate pediatric genomic data into improved targeted therapy approaches for various pediatric patient populations. A networking reception will take place following the program.

Crystal L. Mackall, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

(to be announced)

Pediatric Cancer Working Group Scientific Session:
Presentations from the NCI Pediatric Preclinical Testing Consortium and the Innovative Therapies for Children with Cancer (ITCC) Pediatric Preclinical Proof-of-Concept Program
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 pm CT
McCormick Place North/South, Chicago (room to be announced)
This session will provide an overview of the NCI Pediatric Preclinical Testing Consortium (PPTC) and the ITCC Pediatric Preclinical Proof-of-Concept Program (P4). Additionally, leading members from both consortiums will present information on models within their platforms, the various agents being tested, and how these data can lead to potential opportunities for the development of new pediatric cancer therapies.

(to be announced)

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