Give Life a Chance Through Immunotherapy

Starts:  Sep 9, 2016 12:00 AM (CET)
Ends:  Sep 10, 2016 12:00 AM (CET)

Give Life a Chance Through Immunotherapy

September 9 - 10, 2016
National Institute of Oncology
Budapest, Hungary

Presented by the National Institute of Oncology, Budapest and the Hungarian League Against Cancer in collaboration with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

Program Organizers
Beatrix Kotlan, PhD - National Institute of Oncology, Fulbright Alumni member
Gabriella Liszkay, MD, PhD - National Institute of Oncology
Maria Godény, MD, PhD - Fulbright Alumni member   
Nora Bittner, MD, PhD - President Hungarian League Against Cancer
Sylvia Kotlan - Formata Bt, Budapest

The "Give Life a Chance Through Cancer Immunotherapy" event consisted of a patient program and a scientific educational program. The patient program provided information on immunotherapy treatment options for patients and their families. The language of this portion of the program was Hungarian.

Program Objectives for Patient Program:

  • To give up-to-date information on novel cancer immunotherapeutic strategies at an educational level geared toward the general public.
  • To increase awareness of several cancer prevention possibilities.

The scientific educational portion of the event was be held in the Eckhardt Lecture Hall on September 9 and 10. The official language of this portion of the event was English. One of the program speakers is SITC Vice-President Lisa Butterfield, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh, who presented on the 2015-2016 SITC Immunotherapy Biomarkers Task Force and on Immune Modulation by Alpha Fetoprotein.

For more information on this event, click here.

Location

National Institute of Oncology
Budapest, Hungary