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2023 Summer Symposium & Reception

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



Saturday, June 3, 2023
5:30 – 10:00 p.m. CDT
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
7:00 – 7:30 pm                CAHON Presentations

                                         Opening Remarks and Introduction of VIP Guests
                                         RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD - Board Chair

                                         CAHON Presidential Address and CAHON Updates
                                         Bo Zhao, MD - President

                                        Updates on CAHON Journals
                                        Delong Liu, MD, PhD - Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hematology & Oncology

7:30 – 8:15 pm               Scientific Presentations

7:30 – 7:45          Introduction of the Prostate Cancer Foundation
                             William K. Oh, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President Prostate Cancer Foundation

7:45 – 8:00          National Comprehensive Cancer Network - Global Programs, and initiatives to facilitate and enhance cancer care in China
                             Wui-Jin Koh, MD - Chief Medical Officer National Comprehensive Cancer Network

8:00 – 8:15     Clinical Trials in China – Oncology Perspective
                        Shun Lu, MD, PhD - Chief of Shanghai Lung Cancer Center, Shanghai Chest Hospital, School ofMedicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University

8:15 - 8:30 pm                Young Investigator Awards Ceremony
                                         J Christine Ye, MD | Zhaohui Jin, MD | Tian Zhang, MD, MHS |Wanqing Iris Zhi, MD, PhD
                                         CAHON 2022-2024 Academic Committee
8:30 – 8:40 pm               Closing Remarks
                                        Ruirong Yuan, MD, PhD, Board Chair
8:40 – 10:00 pm              Social Gathering and Visit Exhibit Booths

Meeting Organizers

RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD – CAHON Board Chair
Bo Zhao, MD – CAHON President
Zhaohui Jin, MD – Mayo Clinic
Tian Zhang, MD, MHS – UT Southwestern Comprehensive Cancer Center
J Christine Ye, MD – MD Anderson Cancer Center
Iris Zhi, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


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 2023 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 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting.
  3. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during the 2023 Summer Symposium

Applications should include:

  • YIA Application Form
  • Accepted 2023 ASCO abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position

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.

Please submit all application materials to Eli Gonzalez-Rehorst at egonzalez-rehorst@cahon.org by Monday, May 8, 2023.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

2023 Corporate Partners

2023 Oncology Annual Supporter


Coherus Biosciences

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese American hematologists and oncologists in the country.  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. Please email Eli Gonzalez-Rehorst for more information at egonzalez-rehorst@cahon.org


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