Update on 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research

15 June 2020

We hope this message finds you and your communities safe during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. As you know, due to the pandemic, the 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research, originally scheduled for April 17th in Washington, DC had to be cancelled.  We are pleased to inform you of the plans to share scientific content from the Symposium in partnership with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health as part of their global health webinar series.  The upcoming webinars are:

  1. Breast Health Global Initiative Cancer Supplement Launch Webinar: Improving Breast Healthcare Through Resource-Stratified Phased Implementation
    Friday, 26 June 2020, 12-1PM US ET. Register here.
  1. 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research Selected Oral Abstract Presentations
    Friday, 10 July 2020, 11AM-12PM US ET. Register here.
  1. 3-Part Series: Global Efforts to Reduce the Burden of Cervical Cancer: What Will it Take?Session One: Overview of the global initiatives in cervical cancer control.
    Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 11AM-12PM US ET. Registration link pending.Session Two: Latest scientific advances, tools, and approaches to address cervical cancer control at the country-level.
    Wednesday, 05 August 2020, 11AM-12PM US ET. Registration link pending.

    Session Three: Ensuring effective implementation of cervical cancer prevention and control strategies.
    Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11AM-12PM US ET. Registration link pending.

In addition, 57 scientific abstracts accepted for presentation at the Symposium will be published in a special issue of JCO Global Oncology. The special issue, estimated to be published on or about 20th July 2020, will include a special article from the 8th Annual Symposium’s Scientific Committee and one from the NCI Center for Global Health.

Finally, you are invited to participate in the upcoming Academic Global Oncology Meeting, co-hosted by NCI/CGH and ASCO, on 25th June 2020, 10-11:30AM US ET. Download the agenda here for your reference.  Meeting webcast link (no registration required): https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/academicglobaloncology.

Contact mishka.cira@nih.gov with any questions.