May 26, 2015

Online registration is open! Register and access meeting information on the NRG Oncology website.

The SOCRA exam Application Deadline (June 4, 2015) is approaching! The Exam will be available at the Semiannual Meeting in Denver on July 16, 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Request For Proposals-
The NRG Oncology Rare Tumor Sub-Committee is seeking protocol concepts for the treatment of newly diagnosed mucosal melanoma—all stages. These concepts may include phase II, randomized phase II, or other novel trial designs. To submit a concept you must complete a CTEP LOI or CTEP Concept sheet (use LOI if requesting investigational agent from Pharmaceutical Management) and submit to protocol_concepts@gog.org by June 15, 2015.

CLOSURES AND SUSPENSIONS
BREAST
NSABP B-52: Reminder! Temporary Suspension of Accrual, May 27, 2015, 5:00 EDT (posted to NSABP and CTSU websites)

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
GENITOURINARY
RTOG 0924: Amendment 2, Version Date: April, 27 2015

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
BREAST
NSABP B-55/BIG  6-13: OlympiA Newsletter, 2nd Issue (posted to CTSU website)

Vision Tree Webinar
The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat.  The next training is scheduled for May 26, 2015.

DRUG SAFETY REPORTS
Safety updates have been issued for NSABP legacy studies. For details, please see the NSABP Members' Area or the E-mail Distributions page and the CTSU website.

Safety updates have been issued for RTOG legacy studies. For details, please see the RTOG General Broadcast page.

NCORP
The NRG CCDR Committee is seeking nominations for new committee members. Nominations will be accepted until June 15, 2015. Please see the NRG website for further details.

ASCO Annual Meeting is being held May 29-June 2, 2015.  The list of presentations by NRG researchers is provided on the NRG Oncology website. Read more 

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

Upcoming scientific meetings
Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG), May 28-29, 2015, Chicago, IL
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 29-June 2, 2015, Chicago, IL
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), May 30 - June 3, 2015, Boston, MA

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast, Sep 25-27, 2015, San Francisco, CA; meeting abstract submission deadline June 16, 2015; due to Publications Committee June 2, 2015.
Note: Deadline changes above.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) Dec 8-12, 2015, San Antonio, TX; meeting abstract submission deadline June 9, 2015; due to Publications Committee May 26, 2015

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