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Targets 2009: November 19 Teleconferences and Podcast Recordings

November 19, 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. 19. Listen below and keep up to date through the AACR Scientific Podcast feed. You can subscribe through the following:

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Targets 09 Episode 10: Listen to Jeffrey Settleman, Ph.D., professor of Medicine and the Laurel Schwartz Professor of Oncology at Harvard Medical School, talk about using cell lines to model the relationship between genetic variations in tumors and clinical response to treatmeant.

Download* the mp3 of the interview (5.5 MB, 5 minutes and 52 seconds)

Targets 09 Episode 11: Listen to Frances Balkwill, Ph.D., centre lead for Cancer and Inflammation and director of Centre of the Cell at Barts and the London School of Medicine, talk about the link between cancer and inflammation.

Download* the mp3 of the interview (8.74 MB, 9 minutes and 32 seconds)

Targets 09 Episode 12: Listen to David Schenkein, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Agios Pharmaceuticals, talk about a gene mutation discovery, which may enable targeted therapy for certain gliomas and acute leukemia.

Download * the mp3 of the interview (5.59 MB, 7 minutes and 11 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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