Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

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Spring Meeting Friday Highlights

Canadian Cancer Trials Group Spring Meeting Highlights -- Plenary Session, Awards Ceremony + Reception
Friday, April 29, 2016
4:30 - 7:00 pm

Plenary Session (4:30-5:30 pm)

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

Dr. Helen Mackay will be presenting:
A Phase II Study of Intraperitoneal Plus Intravenous (IV) Chemotherapy Versus IV Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel In Patients with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Optimally Debulked at Surgery Following Neoadjuvant Intravenous Chemotherapy - OV.21

Dr. Edward Chow will be presenting:
A Phase III Double-Blind Study of Dexamethasone Versus Placebo in the Prophylaxis of Radiation-Induced Pain Flare Following Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone Metastases - SC.23

Dr. Annette Hay will be presenting:
Linkage of Clinical Trial and Administrative Data

Dr. Normand Lapierre will be presenting:
A Randomized Phase III Study of Temozolomide and Short-Course Radiation Versus Short-Course Radiation Alone in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme in Elderly Patients - CE.6

Dr. Joseph Brandwein will be presenting:
The Multi-Kinase Inhibitor Midostaurin Prolongs Survival Compared with Placebo in Combination with Daunorubicin/Cytarabine Induction, High-Dose Cytarabine Consolidation and as Maintenance Therapy in Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Age 18-60 with FLT3 Mutations: An International Prospective Randomized Placebo-Controlled Double Blind Trial (CALGB 10603/RATIFY[Alliance]) - ALC.2

Awards Ceremony (5:30-6:00 pm)

Following the Plenary Session, the 2016 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.

"Serious Converse Event" Reception (6:00-7:00 pm)

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