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

    TORONTO, Oct. 10 /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 10th - 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 650
               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:

For further information: or to accredit contact: Nina Budman/Gabrielle
Totesau, Budman and Associates, (416) 515-7667,

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