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Meeting #1: Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States
Date: June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The first meeting of the Committee on National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States will be on June 6-8, 2018 at the National Academies Keck Center located at 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The open sessions will be a half day in the afternoon of June 6th, and a full day on June 7th at the E Street Conference Room. June 8th will be a full day closed session.
Global Health Transitions and Sustainable Solutions: The Role of Partnerships—A Workshop
Date: June 13, 2018 - June 14, 2018 (1:00 PM Eastern)
An ad-hoc committee will plan a 1.5-day public workshop to explore economic and programmatic transitions and sustainable solutions in global health and the role of partnerships during and after these transitions. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions.
Advancing Progress in the Development of Combination Cancer Therapies with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Workshop
Date: July 16, 2018 - July 17, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on July 16-17, 2018 to examine the opportunities to improve the clinical development of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies for cancer, including in the context of site-agnostic indications.
Integration of Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop
Date: July 19, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop on the integration of health and social services and its impact on people with serious illness.
Meeting #2 - Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States
Date: October 8, 2018 - October 10, 2018 (8:00 AM Pacific)
The second meeting of the Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States will be on October 8-10, 2018 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies located at 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617. All days will be closed sessions.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: The Clinical Application of Computational Methods in Precision Oncology: A Workshop
Date: October 29, 2018 - October 30, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop will be held on October 29 – 30, 2018 to examine the clinical use of high-dimensional omics data and computational methods in precision oncology research and clinical care.
Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day workshop to examine ways to best address the pain and symptom management needs of people with serious illness in the context of widespread opioid use disorder, including consideration of the underlying socioeconomic factors that contribute to the epidemic.