TORONTO, May 13 /CNW/ - The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada and Ovarian Cancer Canada invite you on a "Journey to Discovery, Prevention and Cure" at the 5th Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research.
This uniquely Canadian conference features renowned Canadian and international researchers presenting their findings on the latest break-through developments on ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer has the highest mortality rate of all women's cancers. There is currently no early detection test, and in most cases it is diagnosed too late. Approximately 70 per cent of women do not survive more than five years.
WHO: Scientists, pathologists and clinicians who specialize in ovarian
WHAT: 5th Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research
WHEN: Key sessions are:
Monday, May 17
10:45-11:15 a.m. Inherited Susceptibility to Ovarian Cancer:
Clinical and Public Health Implications
Steven Narod, University of Toronto, Toronto,
Tuesday, May 18
8:30-9:00 a.m. New Direction for Therapy of Ovarian Cancer
Elise C. Kohn, National Cancer Institute,
Bethesda, MD, USA
9:30-10:00 a.m. Targeted Therapy in Clinical Trials: Current
Status and Future Direction
Janet Dancey, National Cancer Institute of
Canada, Kingston, ON, Canada
Complete agenda available at: http://ccocr2010.org/
WHERE: Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
SOURCE OVARIAN CANCER CANADA
For further information: For further information: Any media representatives wishing to attend or arrange an interview are asked to contact Brigitte L. Theriault, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital, (416) 946-4501 ext.4483 or firstname.lastname@example.org