Nobel Laureate, James Watson, to Keynote Cancer Clinics of Excellence Meeting September 26 in San Francisco

Sep 25, 2009, 23:00 ET from Cancer Clinics of Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Laureate, James Watson, will be the luncheon keynote during the Future of Oncology sessions at the Cancer Clinics of Excellence Fall Meeting and Clinical Retreat. The day is devoted to the future of oncology with emphasis on personalized medicine, solid tumor marking with fluorescence and fighting cancer with nanoparticle medicines. Nearly 200 clinicians are attending the session at the Parc 55 Hotel to be held from 8:15am -3:00pm.


Other speakers include; Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD, Stanford University, Dan Theordorescu, MD, PhD, University of Virginia, Quyen Nguyen, MD, PhD, UC San Diego and Mark E. Davis, PhD, California Institute of Technology.

The day will be moderated by John Rennie, former Editor in Chief and current Contributing Editor of Scientific American. Arthur "Chip" Staddon, MD, Chairman of CCE and a practicing oncologist at Pennsylvania Oncology, commented, that CCE chose to "provide this forward looking content to our members so that they can maintain the clinical integrity of practicing evidence-based medicine."

Cancer Clinics of Excellence, LLC, it the nation's only network of practice owned and physician driven community oncology practices. The foundation of the network is the 66 proprietary evidence based treatment protocols covering 11 different tumor types.

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