January 5, 2015


NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting in San Diego - February 5-8, 2015
The deadline for hotel reservations and meeting registration is January 14th. Make your hotel reservations now before the rooms are sold out! Also, please register so that your name badge and meeting materials will be available upon your arrival and we can ensure ample seating in the meeting rooms. To access meeting information, click here.

NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304 – Education Session on February 5
Consider attending the NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304 educational session at the NRG Group meeting in San Diego on Friday, February 5th at 3pm. The protocol leadership will be discussing trial updates and they want to hear from YOU regarding your experiences with NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304. Come and exchange ideas about what works at your site for identifying patients.  Hints from the top accruing sites will be discussed to help you in working with the NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304 trial.

Nurses and CRAs – Introduction to Clinical Trials
Are you a nurse or clinical research associate who has been involved in clinical trials for less than a year and now find yourself as part of NRG Oncology clinical trials? If you answered “yes,” plan on attending the “Introduction to Clinical Trials: Principles of Clinical Trial Management” being offered on February 5. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. (NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting Preliminary Agenda)

Save The Date - NRG ONCOLOGY Future Meetings
July 16-19, 2015  Sheraton Hotel - Denver, CO
anuary 21-24, 2016  Atlanta Marriott Marquis - Atlanta, GA
June 9-12, 2016  Philadelphia Marriott - Philadelphia, PA

NSABP B-47: Accrual Update Memo (Posted to NSABP and CTSU websites.)

Safety updates have been issued for GOG legacy studies.  For details, please see the GOG Weekly Mailing page.

Safety updates have been issued for NSABP legacy studies. For details, please see the NSABP Member's Area or the E-mail distributions page and the CTSU website.

Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates.

Upcoming scientific meetings
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GI, Jan 15-17, 2015, San Francisco, CA

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
American College of Radiology (ACR), May 17-21, 2015, Washington DC. meeting abstract submission deadline Jan 9, 2015.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Oct 18-21, 2015, San Antonio, TX, meeting abstract submission deadline Feb 26, 2015, due to Publications Committee Feb 12, 2015.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 29 - June 2, 2015, Chicago, IL. meeting abstract submission deadline Feb 3, 2015, due to Publications Committee Jan 20, 2015.

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), June 25-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, meeting abstract submission deadline Feb 15, 2015, due to Publications Committee Feb 2, 2015.


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