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11th Annual New York Oncology Forum

Program AgendaYoung Investigator Travel Awards | Junior Investigator Award | Meeting Organizers | Sponsors & Exhibitors | Support Opportunities

The CAHON annual New York Oncology Forum (NYOF) is a one and a half day educational program that includes presentations on new developments and updates from the latest ASH, ASCO and SITC meetings including novel agents for Hematology and Oncology. 2024 will mark the 11th anniversary for this annual event which draws more than 100 clinicians, researchers, medical students, clinical fellows as well as laboratory and health care related scientists working in the hematology and oncology.


Saturday, October 5, 2024 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 6, 2024 - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Sheraton La Guardia East
13520 39th Avenue
Flushing, NY, 11354

 Program Agenda

Saturday, October 5, 2024

7:30 - 9:00 am          On-site Registration, Exhibitors Visitation               

8:00 – 9:00 am          Breakfast Promotional Talk

9:00 – 10:40 am        Plenary Session I – Part I
                                   Session Chairs: Liang Deng, MD, PhD - CAHON President, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
                                                             Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

             9:00 – 9:05 am          Welcome Remarks
                                                 Delong Liu, MD, PhD - New York Medical College

             9:05 – 9:15 am          Introduction of Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
                                                Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

            9:15 – 9:40 am           Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture

            9:40 -10:20 am           Keynote lecture- Cancer Vaccines/Immunotherapy

10:20 – 10:40 am          Break and Visit Exhibitors

10:40 am – 12:00 pm    Plenary Session I – Part II

             10:40 – 11:20 am       New Agents and Regimens for Upper GI Cancers
                                                 Speaker: David Ilson, MD, PhD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
             11:20 am – 12:00 pm Current and Future Directions of CAR T Therapy for Hematological Malignancies

                                                 Speaker: Yi Lin, MD, PhD - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

12:00 – 1:00 pm          Lunch Promotional Talk

1:00 – 1:20 pm            Break and Visit Exhibitors

1:20 – 2:40 pm            Plenary Session II

            1:20 – 2:00 pm            New Agents and Regimens for Lung Cancer
             2:00 – 2:40 pm           Novel Therapy for HER2 positive and HER2 low Breast Cancer
                                                 Speaker: Yuan Yuan, MD, PhD - Cedars Sinai Medical Center

2:40 – 3:00 pm         Break and Visit Exhibitors

3:00- 3:40 pm           Plenary Session III

            3:00- 3:40 pm              New Agents and Regimens for GU Cancers
                                                 Speaker: Jonathan Rosenberg, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

3:40 – 4:00 pm          Break and Visit Exhibitors

           4:00 – 5:00 pm             Case Presentation - Clinical Hematology/Oncology Session
6:00 – 10:00 pm        Members Only Meeting and Reception in the Gallery at The Sheraton


Sunday, October 8, 2023

8:00 - 9:30 am          On-site Registration, Exhibitors Visitation

8:30 – 9:30 am          Breakfast Promotional Talk

9:30 am – 12:00 pm  Plenary Session IV

          9:30 – 10:00 am              Travel Grant Awardee Introduction

10:00 – 10:20 am       Break and Visit Exhibitors

         10:20 – 11:00 am             Clinical Development of CAR-T, ADC and BITE: Challenges and Solutions

         11:00 am– 12:00 pm       Bridging Clinical Trial and Research Collaboration
12:00 pm                   Closing Remarks
                                   Yiwu Huang, MD, PhD - Maimonides Medical Center

NYOF Young Investigator Travel Awards

To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON's early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award up to 10 travel awards for current fellows or residents invested in the CAHON community. If you are interested in attending this exciting event and meeting with CAHON members in New York, please consider applying for this travel award.

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 Membership Category, dues $100 USD).

    Membership applications available at
  2. Availability to attending CAHON's New York Oncology Forum (October 5-6, 2024).

Application Instructions

Applications should include:

  • Application Form
  • CV, including education and current training level or position
  • Short bio (3 sentences long)

Please submit all application materials to Annie McSherry at amcsherry@cahon.org by Friday, September 6, 2024.

Junior Investigator Awards

CAHON is is pleased to announce that we will also be offering Junior Investigator Awards (JIAs) this year. The Junior Investigator Award recognizes the achievements of outstanding Asian/Asian American high school and college student leaders. Through this award, CAHON wishes to encourage young students to participate in scientific research.

Recipients of the JIA will be honored during CAHON’s New York Oncology Forum on October 5-6, 2024. Awardees will receive an award of $500 and an official Certificate of Award.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Outstanding high school or college student from the Asian community in the United States.
  2. Non-Asian individual in the United States with a keen interest in Asian culture.
  3. Demonstrated interests in biomedical career.
  4. Availability to attend CAHON’s Award Ceremony during the New York Oncology Forum on the evening of Saturday, October 5.

Application Instructions

Applications should include:

  • JIA Application Form completed by the student
  • Academic transcript from last semester
  • One-page personal statement describing career and educational goals
  • One letter of recommendation from school counselor, teacher, or research mentor

Please submit all application materials to Annie McSherry at amcsherry@cahon.org by Friday, September 6, 2024.

Meeting Organizers

Delong Liu, MD, PhDNYOF Chair - Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hematology & Oncology, New York Medical College
Yiwu Huang, MD, PhD – NYOF Co-chair - Maimonides Medical Center
Bo Zhao, MD – CAHON President, NYOF Co-chair,  Virginia Oncology Associates

2024 NYOF Sponsors & Exhibitors

Corporate Partners

2024 Annual Hematology/Oncology Supporters


2024 Annual Bronze Sponsor



Coherus Incyte Merck
Regeneron Sanofi Servier

Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese hematologists and oncologists.  The content of this event is designed to attract medical professionals from every career level and to share the latest scientific findings, methods, technologies to facilitate their practice. View our Sponsorship Package here.


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