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2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

American Society for Radiation Oncology

What: The 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology, sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and The University of Chicago, will provide a clinically relevant, multidisciplinary update on the scientific progress in treating thoracic malignancies. The symposium brings together physician specialists and practicing clinicians of the multidisciplinary care team to discuss the evolving management of thoracic cancers. The symposium will integrate scientific abstract presentations with accompanying discussions, poster abstract presentations, as well as "challenging case" presentations in interactive tumor board-style forums.

When: Thursday, October 30 - Saturday, November 1, 2014

Where: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago

Press Registration: Credentialed journalists from accredited news organizations are invited to attend and report on the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology.

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Press Office Hours

Sheffield Room, 4th Floor, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Thursday, October 30, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central time

Friday, October 31, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central time

News Briefings

"Staging, Screening and Costs for Lung Cancer" News Briefing Thursday, October 30, 7:00 a.m.--7:45 a.m. Central time

"Advances in Radiation Therapy and Targeted Therapy" News Briefing Friday, October 31, 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Central time

Weblinks to access live News Briefing will be announced soon. Audio recordings and slides will be available online shortly after each News Briefing.

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