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Cancer: Aging in the Driver's Seat
Scientific Organizers: Sheila A. Stewart, Judith Campisi, Manuel Serrano and Eiji Hara
Date: March 27 - 30, 2022
Location: Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, UT, USA
Supported by the Directors' Fund
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Summary of Meeting:
Aging is the largest risk factor for the development of cancer, yet the classic aging research community and cancer researchers seldom interact. The goal of this meeting will be to bring together individuals who study the systemic and local impact of aging, including accelerated aging brought on by chemotherapy with cancer researchers to share their insight and develop a better understanding of how aging impacts tumor initiation, progression, recurrence and response to therapy. By bringing these experts together, the intent of this meeting will be to create a more complete picture of the potential therapeutic landscape. The unique feature of this meeting is its breadth of experts focused on both the systemic and local aging environment and cancer, who also recognize varied paracrine interactions with heterogeneous neoplastic cells. Presentations will focus on emerging studies to enable attendees’ access to senior investigators, as well as new investigators spanning the diversity of disciplines called ‘cancer biology’ and “aging.” In addition to invited speakers, time will be allotted for short oral presentations proffered form submitted abstracts and two integrated poster sessions.
DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: December 6 2021 details
Abstract Deadline: December 10 2021 details & pricing
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 27 2022 details & pricing


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All those submitting an abstract should plan to attend in-person to ensure extensive interaction opportunities. At this time we recognize that a small percentage of submitters may be unable to travel due to border crossing restrictions and/or institutional travel bans. If these restrictions are still in place during the meeting, permissions for remote presentations will be given for the exceptional circumstances listed above.

NOTE: In the event that your abstract isn't selected for a short talk and you're not able to travel the abstract fee is nonrefundable. All paid abstracts will be included in the meeting app and meeting materials available online.


We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Grant No. 1 R13 CA257240-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 CA257240-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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