Media Advisory - Experts gather to explore groundbreaking developments in cancer control, October 9-13, 2007 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ -

    WHO:         Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology and Canadian
                 Organization of Medical Physicists

    WHAT:        CARO-COMP Joint Conference "Image Guided and Adaptive
                 Radiation Therapy"

    WHEN:        October 9th - 13th, 2007
                 Program Schedule:

    WHERE:       Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

    DETAILS:     The first integrated annual scientific meeting includes
                 sessions on innovative new technology, patient care and new
                 research technologies. The conference is expected to draw
                 over 600 attendees including radiation oncologists and
                 residents, medical physicists and physics residents,
                 radiation therapy technologists, scientists, allied health
                 care professionals and industry representatives from
                 Canada's leading cancer care and research centers, hospitals
                 and businesses.

    HIGHLIGHT:   CARO-COMP Joint Public Lecture - Innovative Radiation
                 Treatment for Breast Cancer Patients on Thursday, October
                 11, 2007 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Radiation oncologist at
                 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Jean-Philippe Pignol,
                 M.D., Ph.D., will share how recent dramatic improvements in
                 radiation treatments directly benefit patients by greatly
                 reducing painful skin burns in women with breast cancer.

For further information:

Nina Budman, Gabrielle Totesau, Budman and Associates, (416) 515-7667,

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