Public Release:  Media registration for 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium

'Molecular targets and cancer therapeutics'

ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation

Understanding the pathways and mechanisms that cause cancer and regulate the biological behaviour of tumour cells has led to the development of numerous new agents, 'designer' diagnostics, prognostic tests, 'smart' drugs, innovative targets for clinical trials and other entirely new ways of tackling cancer.

To bring these developments to patients as quickly and efficiently as possible requires international collaboration, early and optimal exchange of information, good quality translational research, efficient drug development and large prospective clinical trials.

At this Symposium, three of the world's leading cancer organisations:

  • The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
  • The USA's National Cancer Institute
  • The American Association for Cancer Research

will join forces in Berlin on 16-19 November to provide a platform for presenting the recent advances in the early development of promising new compounds in different stages of pre-clinical and clinical research to around 2,200 international experts in the field, igniting a vast exchange of information whilst promoting and developing global partnerships in translational research.

We welcome the media to the Symposium. Every session is open to journalists and registration is free to bona fide media presenting official press credentials, or a letter on headed paper from the editor of the journal/website they represent stating that they are being commissioned to write a report for publication. Copies of the credentials and identification will be requested at the time of registration and when journalists arrive at the Symposium. Business cards are NOT acceptable.

A media centre with computers, international phone and internet connections will be available.

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NB: the official language of the symposium is English and all press materials will be in English.

For media registration, a media registration form can be downloaded at: http://www.ecco-org.eu/Conferences-and-Events/EORTC-NCI-AACR-2010/News-Media-and-Public-Relations-Policy/page.aspx/2406

Please email it to: Riitta.Kettunen@ecco-org.eu
Tel: +32 2 775 02 05
Fax: +32 2 775 02 00

More information on the programme and hotel accommodation is available on the EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium website at: http://www.ecco-org.eu/

Accommodation

The Estrel Hotel is the official hotel for EORTC-NCI-AACR 2010.

You are encouraged to book on-line via the Symposium website: www.ecco-org.eu or complete the hotel reservation form found in the Symposium programme at www.ecco-org.eu and return it by fax, email or post to the following address:

Estrel Hotel and Convention Centre
Sonnenallee 225
12057 Berlin - Germany
Tel: +49 (0)30 6831 0
Fax: +49 (0)30 6831 2345
E-mail: reservation@estrel.com

Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and participants are advised to book early.

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