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2022 Summer Symposium & Reception

Program Agenda | Meeting Organizers | Young Investigator Awards | Sponsors & Exhibitors | Supporter Opportunities



Saturday, June 4, 2022
5:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT
Metropolitan in Willis Tower
233 South Wacker Drive, 67th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60606

Program Agenda

5:30 pm                           Doors and Registration Open, Social Gathering, Visit Exhibit Booths
6:30 – 7:00 pm                CAHON Presentations & Young Investigator Award Ceremony
7:00 – 8:00 pm                Scientific Presentations
7:00 – 7:15            Emerging Treatment Options for Gastrointestinal Cancers
                  Zhaohui Jin, MD, Mayo Clinic
7:15 – 7:30            New Advances for the Treatment of Melanoma Cancers
       Yiyi Yan, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
7:30 – 7:45            Update of Genitourinary Malignancies
            Tian Zhang, MD, Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
7:45 – 8:00            Panel Discussion
8:00 – 8:15 pm               Closing Remarks
                                        Ruirong Yuan, MD, PhD, Board Chair Elect
                                        Bo Zhao, MD, President Elect
8:00 – 10:00 pm              Social Gathering and Visit Exhibit Booths

Meeting Organizers

Bo Zhao, MD – Virginia Oncology Associates
Tian Zhang, MD, MHS – UT Southwestern Comprehensive Cancer Center
J Christine Ye, MD – University of Michigan
Iris Zhi, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Chong-xian Pan, MD, PhD – Harvard Medical School
Wenru Song, MD, PhD – Kira Pharma

Young Investigator Awards

To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON’s early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award up to five Young Investigator Awards (YIA) based on the scientific merit of abstracts submitted to the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Current CAHON member –Available to physicians-in-training, including residency or fellowship training (Associate Member Category, waived dues) or physicians within 3 years of fellowship training at the level of instructor or assistant professor (Active Member Category, dues $100 USD)
  2. Recognized as the first or senior author in the abstract or presentation presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting.
  3. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during the 2022 Summer Symposium

Applications should include:

  • YIA Application Form
  • Accepted 2022 ASCO abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position
  • Short Bio (3 sentences long)

CAHON membership applications available at http://www.cahon.org/membership

Each awardee will receive $500 and a certificate. International recipients will only receive a certificate. The research data from the abstracts will be given priority consideration for publication in the Journal of Hematology & Oncology (JHO).

Please submit all application materials to Eli Rehorst at erehorst@cahon.org by Friday, May 6, 2022.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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AVEO Oncology



Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese hematologists and oncologists in a virtual setting.  The content of the forum is designed to attract medical professionals from every career level and to share the latest scientific findings, methods, technologies to facilitate their practice. View all sponsor and exhibitor opportunities here.

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