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Long-term Survivorship Care after Cancer Treatment: A Workshop
Date: July 24, 2017 - July 25, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop will examine progress in cancer survivorship care over the past decade and to consider potential actions to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care.
Incorporating Weight Management and Physical Activity Throughout the Cancer Care Continuum: A Workshop
Date: February 13, 2017 - February 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The 1.5-day NCPF public workshop on Feb. 13-14, 2017 will examine the evidence for providing support for weight management and physical activity as part of routine cancer care.
The Drug Development Paradigm in Oncology: A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2016 - December 13, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This workshop will examine the challenges of improving the efficiency of the drug development and regulatory review process, while ensuring the safety of new therapies.
Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care: A Workshop
Date: November 14, 2016 - November 15, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The second workshop in a series on cancer control in low-resource areas. This workshop will focus on cancer treatment, palliative care, and survivorship care in low-resource communities.
Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening
Date: June 20, 2016 - June 21, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This workshop will examine the challenges in the implementation of low dose computed tomography lung cancer screening programs and consider potential actions to improve implementation.
Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment
Date: February 29, 2016 - March 1, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This National Cancer Policy Forum workshop will examine existing challenges in the development and adoption of immunotherapies and explore strategies to improve the process.
Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
Date: October 26, 2015 - October 27, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The first workshop in a two-part series on cancer care in low-resource areas. The first workshop will focus on cancer prevention and early detection.
Appropriate Use of Advanced Technologies for Radiation Therapy and Surgery in Oncology
Date: July 20, 2015 - July 21, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This IOM workshop will examine the clinical benefits and comparative effectiveness of emerging advanced technologies for cancer treatment in radiation therapy and surgery. Workshop participants will discuss current utilization patterns, with a focus on diffusion of new technologies into oncology practice, as well as evidence on the overuse, underuse, and misuse of these technologies, and potential strategies to assess the value and define optimal use of new technologies in cancer treatment.
The Role of Clinical Studies for Pets with Naturally Occurring Tumors in Translational Cancer Research
Date: June 8, 2015 - June 9, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This workshop, hosted by the National Cancer Policy Forum, will examine the rationale and potential for integrating clinical trials for pets with naturally occurring cancers into translational cancer research and development. It will also highlight potential opportunities to overcome existing challenges.
Assessing and Improving Imaging Interpretation in Breast Cancer Screening
Date: May 12, 2015 - May 13, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop, hosted by the NCPF and sponsored by the American Cancer Society, will review the state of the evidence regarding interpretive performance in mammography, identify remaining gaps, and consider potential opportunities for advancing research and practice.