8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research @ the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference

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Date: April 17, 2020

Location: Washington Hilton 

Theme: Creative approaches to global cancer research and control 

The 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research will be held on April 17, 2020, prior to the 11th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Global Health Conference(April 18-20, 2020). The Symposium is organized through a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health, CUGH, the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Association for Cancer Research. The objectives of this full-day Symposium are to: 

  • Provide a venue for the global oncology research community to exchange information to identify potential areas for collaboration;
  • Engage in interactive discussion about the findings and potential implications of the 2018-2019 Global Oncology Survey of NCI-Designated Cancer Centers for the global oncology community;
  • Develop a set of strategic priorities for advancing the field of global oncology in both low and high resource settings - with a focus on topics such as research priorities to address the full spectrum of cancer disparities, training needs, mentorship and capacity building, institutional leadership, and access to resources (infrastructure, human, financial);
  • Share initiatives that are reducing the burden of cancer in low resource settings.

Registration is now open.  If you have any questions, please contact Farrah.Denis@nih.gov and/or Mishka.Cira@nih.gov for additional information.



  • When

  • Friday, April 17, 2020

  • Where

  • Washington Hilton
    1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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