Meeting Agenda

ACTC 2012 TENTATIVE PROGRAM


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4



DAY 4: Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Time Session/Title Confirmed Speaker
Saturday, Sept 29
8:30 – 10:00
Plenary Lecture Session 5:
Clinical Significance of CTCs
8:30 – 9:00
PL5-1
“Circulating tumour cells in breast cancer: A tool whose time has come of age” Massimo Cristofanilli, Chairman, Department of Medical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
9:00 – 9:30
PL5-2
“CTCs and other prognostic molecular biomarkers for cutaneous malignant melanoma” Dave Hoon,Director, Department of Molecular Oncology, John Wayne cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA, USA
9:30 – 10:00
PL5-3
“Clinical significance of circulating tumour cells in patients with colorectal cancer” Masaki Mori,Department of Surgical Oncology, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
10:00 – 10:30 Networking Coffee Break in the Exhibition Hall
10:30 – 11:00
KEYNOTE
LECTURE
“Novel Discoveries and Future Challenges: The role of microRNAs in metastasis”

George A. Calin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson
11:00 – 11:30
  • Presentation of travel awards
  • Presentation of best poster awards
  • Closing Remarks
Evi Lianidou, Professor, Department of chemistry, University of Athens, Greece
Dimitris Mavroudis, Professor, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
Klaus Pantel, Professor, Director, Institute of Tumour Biology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
AFTERNOON EXCURSION Choose from:

  • Visit to Cape Sounion – Sunset viewing
  • Visit to the Akropolis and the New Akropolis Museum
  • Visit to the National Archaeological Museum