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Leading cancer research organizations to host cancer immunotherapy conference

August 03, 2016

NEW YORK - The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), the European Academy of Tumor Immunology (EATI), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will sponsor the second International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel (811 7th Ave., New York, NY 10019) and the New York Hilton Midtown ( 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019), Sept. 25-28, 2016.

The meeting will cover all areas of inquiry in cancer immunology and immunotherapy, including: immune regulation of T-cell responsiveness, genomic methods for identifying tumor antigens, the tumor microenvironment, T-cell therapies, checkpoint blockade, biomarkers, combinations, and the microbiome.

The full program is available here: http://www.cancerimmunotherapyconference.org/program-of-events/

Registration is complimentary for credentialed news media. Members of the media can register using this form. Return completed forms to Lauren Riley via email at lauren.riley@aacr.org or via fax at 215-446-7291.

Public information officers at medical institutes and cancer centers can also register by contacting Lauren Riley.

Those following on social media can join the conversation on Twitter at #cicon16.

For more information, contact Lauren Riley at lauren.riley@aacr.org or 215-446-7155 or Elliot Fox at efox@w2ogroup.com or 212-257-6724.
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