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Hematology 2010: Advances in Science, Emerging Data and Novel Therapeutics Highlights from the 51st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting


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Hematology 2010: Advances in Science,
Emerging Data and Novel Therapeutics
Highlights from the 51st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

January 16, 2010

New York, New York

Westin New York Times Square

Continuing Medical Education

Imedex, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Imedex, LLC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Who Should Attend
This educational activity is specifically designed for hematologists/oncologists, internists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with an interest and/or involvement in hematologic malignancies.

 

Objectives
After successful completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss the most clinically relevant data presented at the 51st Annual Hematology Meeting
  • Analyze emerging data on multiple hematologic malignancies and benign abnormalities in order to improve patient outcomes
  • Explain the limitations and benefits of new and emerging therapies for the treatment of patients with benign and malignant hematologic conditions
  • Incorporate emerging data into the clinical management of patients with benign and malignant hematologic conditions
  • Discuss ways in which current clinical practice should be modified based on the latest advances in hematology

Morton Coleman, MD
Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma
Weill Cornell Medical College
The New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Eric J. Feldman, MD
Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma
Weill Cornell Medical College
The New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Ronald Hoffman, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Gail J. Roboz, MD
Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma
Weill Cornell Medical College
The New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

David H. Vesole, MD
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, New Jersey

Mark A. Weiss, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

7:00 AM
Breakfast buffet and registration

8:00 AM
Welcome and introduction
Jim Epstein, MD

8:15 AM
Multiple Myeloma Abstracts
David H.Vesole, MD, PhD

9:00 AM
Q&A

9:15 AM
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Abstracts
Mark A. Weiss, MD

9:45 AM
Q&A

10:00 AM
Break

10:20 AM
Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Abstracts
Ronald Hoffman, MD

10:50 AM
Q&A

11:05 AM
Lymphomas Abstracts
Morton Coleman, MD, FACP

11:50 AM
Q&A

12:05 PM
Lunch

1:05 PM
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Abstracts
Eric J. Feldman, MD

1:50 PM
Q&A

2:05 PM
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Abstracts
Gail J. Roboz, MD

2:35 PM
Q&A

2:50 PM
Break

3:10 PM
Acute Leukemia Abstracts
Gail J. Roboz, MD

3:40 PM
Q&A

4:00 PM
Adjourn

Information coming soon.

Registration Fees

Physicians........................................$99.00

Nurses/Residents/Students*..........$45.00
*proof of eligibility must accompany registration

Pharmaceutical Industry................$175.00

 

Registration Procedures

To Register:You may register online up to 5 business days before the meeting at www.imedex.com, by calling Imedex at +1 (678) 242 0906, or by returning the registration form in this program by mail or fax. If you mail the form, please keep a copy for your records. Registration confirmations will be issued before the meeting.

Payment: To pre-register, registration and payment must be received no later than 5 business days before the meeting. Please register onsite after this date. Contact Imedex at +1 (678) 242 0906 or visit our website at www.imedex.com to ensure the course is being held as scheduled and to confirm that the meeting is not full. Registration fees must be remitted by credit card or check. Checks should be payable to Imedex. Attendee is not registered until full payment is received.

Registration Fee Inclusions: Registration fees include admittance to all scientific sessions, conference materials, processing of certificates of attendance or continuing medical education, and all event functions as specified in the agenda.

Cancellation: For registration fees to be refunded, written notice of cancellation must be received at meetings@imedex.com no later than 5 business days before the meeting. The amount of registration fees remitted, minus a $25 administrative charge, will be refunded after the conference. Substitutions are accepted with written notification. No refunds will be made if notice is received after 5 business days before the meeting.

Imedex does not accept responsibility for covering travel, accommodation, or any other costs incurred by registrants in the rare event that this meeting should be canceled for any reason. Every effort will be made to give reasonable notice in the event of cancellation.The event agenda is subject to change without notice.

January 16, 2010 – New York, New York
The Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York, New York 10036
Tel.: +1 (212) 201 2700
Website: www.westinny.com
Rate: $199.00 + 14.75% tax +$3.50 per room
Hotel registration deadline: December 25, 2009

For the convenience of attendees, a limited number of rooms have been reserved at the conference hotel along with a discounted rate as noted above. The discounted rate is only available until the hotel deadline dates noted above. This rate is not guaranteed outside the conference dates or after the hotel deadline dates. To reserve your room please contact the hotel reservations department at the phone number above or visit the hotel’s website. To receive the group rate, callers must identify themselves as being with the Hematology 2010 group. Reservation requests received after the hotel deadline dates as noted above may not be guaranteed the group rate.

ORGANIZER

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Alpharetta, GA 30009, USA
Tel.: +1 (770) 751 7332
Fax: +1 (770) 751 7334
Email: meetings@imedex.com
Web: www.imedex.com

PDF Announcement

PDF Announcement

The following companies has provided an educational grant in support of this conference:

SILVER

Genentech BioOncology
& Biogen Idec

 

BRONZE

Novartis

Millennium

Novartis



CORPORATE

Allos Therapeutics, Inc.

 

 

Several options are available to companies interested in supporting this conference. For more information, please contact Imedex at +1(770) 751 7332, or by email at cme@imedex.com.

 

The following companies are exhibitors at this series:

Novartis


Merck



Millennium

Opportunities are available to companies interested in exhibiting at this conference. For more information, please contact Cori Gunter at +1(678) 242 0712, or by email at c.gunter@imedex.com.