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Spring Meeting Friday Highlights

Canadian Cancer Trials Group Spring Meeting Highlights -- Plenary Session, Awards Ceremony + Reception
Friday, May 1, 2015
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Plenary Session

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group will be showcasing results of several studies:

Dr. Glen Goss will be presenting:
A Phase III Prospective Double Blind Placebo Controlled Randomized Study of Adjuvant MEDI4736 in Completely Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - BR.31

Dr. John Waldron will be presenting:
A Phase III Study of Standard Fractionation Radiotherapy with Concurrent High-Dose Cisplatin Versus Accelerated Fractionation Radiotherapy with Panitumumab in Patients with Locally Advanced Stage III and IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck - HN.6

Dr. Jose Monzon will be presenting:
Correlation of Single-Arm Versus Randomized Phase II Oncology Trials with Phase III Outcome
Canadian Cancer Trials Group Recognition Awards Ceremony

Dr. Nicole Mittmann will be presenting:
A Cost-Utility Analysis of Canadian Cancer Trials Group LY.12: A Phase III Study of Gemcitabine, Dexamethasone and Cisplatin (GDP) Compared to Dexamethasone, Cytarabine and Cisplatin (DHAP) for Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Aggressive Histology Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Dr. Rebecca Wong will be presenting:
A Randomized Phase III Study in Advanced Oesophageal Cancer to Compare Quality of Life and Palliation of Dysphagia in Patients Treated with Radiotherapy Versus Chemo-Radiotherapy - ES.2

Dr. Tim Whelan will be presenting:
A Phase III Study of Regional Radiation Therapy in Early Breast Cancer - MA.20 Final Results

Following the Plenary Session, the 2015 Canadian Cancer Trials Group Recognition Awards will be presented to this year's very deserving recipients. Please see item in this Bulletin which lists all of the awardees.

"Libation and Conversation" Reception

Following the Plenary Session and Awards Ceremony, we invite all attendees to the "Libation and Conversation" Reception where we can all enjoy an array of appetizers and refreshments and celebrate everyone's hard work. A cash bar will be available.