ROUNDUP: Upcoming Cancer-Related Conferences


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Check out these upcoming conferences on Latino health and cancer health disparities issues:

Health Disparities Conference: March 6-8, 2012
Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy’s Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education will host its Fifth Health Disparities Conference March 6-8, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference, titled Achieving Health Equity through Access, Advocacy, Treatment, and Policy Development, will include discussions on successful multidisciplinary models for improved health systems outcomes.

NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: March 19-20, 2012
The 5th Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Science at the Crossroads is scheduled March 19-20, 2012 in Bethesda, Maryland. The goal of the conference is to facilitate growth in the research base by providing a forum for communicating and networking about the science of dissemination and implementation.

AACR 2012 Annual Meeting: March 31-April 4, 2012
The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012, scheduled March 31 to April 4 in Chicago will highlight the latest findings in all major areas of cancer research. Investigators in various disciplines will attend and benefit from hearing about these advances and networking with colleagues. The conference theme, Accelerating Science: Concept to Clinic, emphasizes the synergy among basic, clinical and translational research that will continue to lead to effective cancer therapies and prevention strategies.

NHMA 16th Annual Conference: April 26-29, 2012
The National Hispanic Medical Association will host its 16th Annual Conference April 26-29, 2012 in Washington D.C. Theme of the conference is Innovations that Improve the Health of Hispanics, Families and Communities.

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