This past month, OncoSec’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Pierce, participated in the 6th Annual Melanoma Research Alliance Scientific Retreat The conference seeks to advance the field of melanoma research, by providing an interactive forum that facilitates data sharing and discussion among key field leaders. This is accomplished through guest participation in a series of collaborative and thought-provoking activities, including panel discussions and notable speaker presentations.
The National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (NYACAW) will be kicking off its 11th anniversary, on Monday, April 1st. Launched by Vital Options International – a not-for-profit cancer communications organization with a mission to facilitate a global cancer dialogue – the National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week aims to highlight issues surrounding cancer, in the 15 to 40 age group. In 1983, Vital Operations International became the first organization focused on aiding this specific age group, in dealing with the real issues of cancer. This year, it observes the 11th anniversary of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, in its 30th anniversary, as an organization. Due to their efforts, they have become leaders in the young adult focused cancer movement.
North America is home to some incredible conferences and conventions surrounding cancer research, therapy development and biotech investments. With the strength of the American biotech and life sciences industries, several of these lineage conferences have been around for decades. Many CEOs, scientists and clinical experts speak at the various events and chair panels to create discussions on various topics that are currently of large importance in medicine. Each quarter, we attend or keep our eye on at least a few of these events. For March and April, these are 4 of the upcoming conferences that we are interested in: