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Abstract submission deadline: August 23, 2019

Join us in Seattle for the Hallmarks of Cancer, a Cell Symposium convening world leaders at the forefront of contemporary cancer research and oncology. The symposium will bridge multidisciplinary basic research, translational, and clinical perspectives to advance our understanding of key aspects of cancer biology and how to accelerate the translation of current knowledge into the development of more effective therapies.

We welcome academic and industry scientists and clinicians for 2.5-days of expert collegial discussion of many of the most pressing questions in the field of cancer. The program includes 20 plenary lectures and concurrent posters sessions where we will discuss critical issues ranging from tumor cell plasticity, tumor microenvironment, to recent advances in immunotherapies, and personalized medicine. We aim to provide a high-profile forum for sharing new data and knowledge, networking, and building productive collaborations.

Symposium Topics:
  • Metastasis and Tumor Microenvironment
  • Tumor Cell Plasticity
  • Tumor Metabolism
  • Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Precision Oncology


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Keynote Speakers
  • Eduard Batlle, Spain
    Thomas Brabletz, Germany
    Kevin Brindle, UK
    Karin de Visser, The Netherlands
    Ayelet Erez, Israel
    Tom Gajewski, USA
    Cyrus Ghajar, USA
    Philip Greenberg, USA
    Sui Huang, USA
    David Hyman, USA
    Charles Mullighan, USA
    Kornelia Polyak, USA
    Jeff Rathmell, USA
    Alice Shaw, USA
    Celeste Simon, USA
    Matthew Walter, USA
    Zena Werb, USA
    Cathy Wu, USA

  • Philip Greenberg, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Kornelia Polyak, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
  • Ana Batista, Editor, Trends in Cancer, Cell Press
  • Li-Kuo Su, Editor, Cancer Cell, Cell Press
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