In 2008, an expanded meeting, the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, was launched to focus on prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and testicular cancer. For more information, please visit the Cancer.Net section on this symposium .
2007 Prostate Cancer SymposiumâNews for Patients
On February 22 - 24, 2007, the American Society of Clinical Oncology sponsored a symposium on prostate cancer in Orlando, Florida. The symposium was intended for individuals with clinical or research interests in the biology, prevention, epidemiology, diagnosis, and multidisciplinary treatment of prostate cancer. The three-day meeting offered educational sessions and abstract oral and poster presentations focused on prostate cancer.
Read the Cancer.Net Feature article ASCO Expert Corner: Research Highlights From the 2007 Prostate Cancer Symposium .
2006 Prostate Cancer SymposiumâNews for Patients
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and the Society of Urologic Oncology cosponsored a three-day multidisciplinary symposium on prostate cancer on February 24 - 26, 2006. The 2006 Prostate Cancer Symposium offered education sessions and abstract presentations focused on enhancing the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer to improve the care of men around the world.
2005 Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer SymposiumâNews for Patients
A multidisciplinary symposium on prostate cancer was held in Orlando, Florida, on February 17 - 19, 2005, and was cosponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), and the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO). The educational meeting featured more than 300 abstracts, and brought together leading experts on prostate cancer to present and discuss new research on prevention, early detection, and treatment. Because effective treatment of prostate cancer requires a broad range of expertise, the symposium involved specialists from the oncology, radiology, and surgery communities.