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Targets 2009: November 18 Teleconferences and Podcast Recordings

November 18, 2009

The American Association for Cancer Research along with the National Cancer Institute and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment is hosting the “Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics” International Conference, November 15-19, 2009, in Boston. Throughout the conference a series of press briefings and interviews with researchers will take place. The following are recordings of these events and interviews for Nov. 18.  Listen below and keep up to date through the AACR Scientific Podcast feed. You can subscribe through the following:

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Podcasts

Targets 09 Episode 7: Listen to Dr. Frederic J. de Sauvage, the vice president of molecular biology at Genentech, speak about targeting the hedgehog pathway in cancer.

Download* the mp3 of the interview (7.9 MB, 8 minutes and 24 seconds)

Targets 09 Episode 8: Listen to Jean-Pierre Issa, M.D. American Cancer Society professor in the department of Leukemia at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center talk about epigenetic therapy with DNA hypomethylating drugs.

Download* the mp3 of the interview (9.58 MB, 10 minutes and 27 seconds)

Targets 09 Episode 9: Listen to Frank McCormick, Ph.D., director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute, as well as the program chair for the AACR 2010 Annual Meeting, talkabout the future challenges of targeted therapy.

Download* the mp3 of the interview (8.26 MB, 9 minutes and 20 seconds)

Teleconference

Recent advances in cancer therapeutics have led to the discovery of biomarkers that can predict patient response to certain drugs. The AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, hosted a press conference on “Markers of Prognosis in Cancer Treatment” to discuss these biomarkers and related topics. Listen to the recording of the press conference below and read the press release for more information.

Download* the mp3 of the teleconference (11.2 MB, 49 minutes and 02 seconds)

*On a PC, right mouse click on the “Download” link and select “Save link as…” in Firefox or “Save Target as…” in Internet Explorer.

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