(Requests for announcements must be received at least three months before publication.)

2002 April 6–10, San Francisco, CA

2003 April 5–9, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2004 March 27–31, Orlando, FL

A number of meetings are now being organized in the AACR’s series of smaller scientific meetings. Following are the topics, dates, locations, and program committees for these meetings. When full details of each meeting are available, AACR members will be the first to receive complete brochures and application forms for participation in these important conferences. Nonmembers may receive this information by sending their names and addresses to Meetings Mailing List, American Association for Cancer Research, Public Ledger Building, 150 South Independence Mall West, Suite 826, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483. Up-to-date program information is also available via the Internet at the AACR’s website (http://www. aacr.org).

NEW DISCOVERIES IN PROSTATE CANCER BIOLOGY AND TREATMENT

December 5–9, 2001

The Registry Resort, Naples, FL

Chairpersons

Kenneth J. Pienta, Ann Arbor, MI

Robert H. Getzenberg, Pittsburgh, PA

Donald S. Coffey, Baltimore, MD

MOLECULAR IMAGING IN CANCER: LINKING BIOLOGY, FUNCTION, AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS IN VIVO

January 23–27, 2002

Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Chairpersons

David Piwnica-Worms, St. Louis, MO

Thomas J. Meade, Pasadena, CA

Patricia M. Price, Manchester, England

APOPTOSIS AND CANCER: BASIC MECHANISMS AND THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES IN THE POST-GENOMIC ERA

February 13–17, 2002

Hilton Waikoloa Resort, Waikoloa, Hawaii

Chairpersons

John C. Reed, La Jolla, CA

Scott W. Lowe, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Pac Rim IV: An International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Glasses, November 4–8, 2001, Outrigger Wailea Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI. Contact: The American Ceramic Society Customer Service Department. Phone: 614.794.5890; Fax: 614.899.6109; E-mail: customersrvc@acers.org; Website: www.ceramics.org.

16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Biological Therapy, November 9–11, 2001, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD. Contact: Meeting Manager, 611 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202. Phone: 414.271.2456; Fax: 414.276.2146; Website: www.socbiother.com.

59th Electric Furnace Conference, November 11–14, 2001, Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. Contact: The American Ceramic Society Customer Service Department. Phone: 614.794.5890; Fax: 614.899.6109; E-mail: customersrvc@acers.org; Website: www.ceramics.org.

9th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry, November 11–16, 2001, Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India. Fax: 91.11.6011543; E-mail: cms@de13.vsnl.net.in.

3rd International Conference on Cancer-induced Bone Diseases, November 16–18, 2001, Awaji Yumebutai (Dream Stage), Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan. Contact: Toshio Matsumoto, M.D., Local Organizing Committee, First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan. Phone: 81.88.633.7120; Fax: 81.88.633.7121; E-mail: toshimat@clin.med.tokushima-u.ac.jp; Website: http://square.umin.ac.jp/cibd/.

Third Annual Meeting on Nutrition and Cancer, November 28–30, 2001, Montevideo, Uruguay. Contact: Dr. William C. Cole, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO 80262-0278. Phone: 303.315.6190; Fax: 303.315.8993; Email: bill.cole@uchsc.edu.

18th World Congress of Digestive Surgery, December 8–11, 2001, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Contact: Congress Secretariat, 18th World Congress of Digestive Surgery, c/o Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Phone: 852.2818.0232/852.2855.4235; Fax: 852.2818.1186; Email: isdshk@hkucc.hku.hk.

Fourth International Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Agents: Recent Advances and Future Directions in Cell Biology and Clinical Research, January 10–13, 2002, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Dallas, TX. Contact: Kim Pearson, The CBCE, 8445 Freeport Parkway, Suite 680, Irving, TX 75063. Phone: 972.929.1900 (x104); Fax: 972.929.1901; E-mail: symposia@theCBCE.com.

13th Annual Colorectal Disease Symposium: An International Exchange of Medical and Surgical Concepts, February 14–16, 2002, Marriot’s Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 25.5 Category I CME credit hours. Contact: Cleveland Clinic Florida, Department of Continuing Education, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard, Weston, FL 33331. Phone: 954.659.5490; Fax: 954.659.5491; E-mail: cme@ccf.org; Website: www.cmeccf.com.

7th Annual NCCN Conference: Practice Guidelines and Outcomes Data in Oncology, February 28–March 3, 2002, Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, Hollywood, FL. Contact: Tricia Wilson, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 50 Huntingdon Pike, Suite 200, Rockledge, PA 19046. Phone: 215.728.2577; Fax: 215.728.3877; E-mail: information@nccn.org; Website: www.nccn.org.

15th International Symposium of the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Recent Advances in Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, May 17–20, 2002, Munich, Germany. Contact: Prof. J. R. Pasqualini, Institut de Puériculture, 26 Boulevard Brune, 75014 Paris, France. Phone: 33-1.45.39.91.09; Fax: 33-1.45.42.61.21; E-mail: Jorge.Pasqualini@wanadoo.fr.

17th Annual Offering of Critical Issues in Tumor Microcirculation, Angiogenesis, and Metastasis: Biological Significance and Clinical Relevance: A Continuing Education Course of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, June 3–6, 2002, Boston, MA. 22 credit hours in category I of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Website: http://steele.mgh.harvard.edu.