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Markers in Cancer: A joint meeting by ASCO, EORTC and NCI

Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Next generation sequencing and high throughput screening technologies are revolutionizing our current molecular understanding of cancer. Molecular tumor profiles can now be established at affordable cost within a timeframe compatible with clinical practice. It is anticipated, that biomarker-based patient selection will soon move to the forefront of effective cancer treatment.

Markers in Cancer, a joint meeting by ASCO, EORTC & NCI, will focus on the relevance and the feasibility of implementing emerging technologies into clinical practice.

A tutorial on biomarker development dealing with issues related to next generation trial design (5-7 November 2013) will precede the Main Meeting and is open to early career oncologists.

The presentations delivered at Markers in Cancer, including the special EORTC session on Biospecimen Pre-Analytical Stability and Diagnostics, are now available online