NB Conference 2003
The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (CNCF) sponsored its second Children’s Neuroblastoma Conference at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on June 26 to June 29, 2003.
Funded by a grant from the Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund and various donations, CNCF organized a group of 9 speakers including several of the leading Neuroblastoma researchers in this country who made presentations to the families.
The guest speakers were:
Dr. Susan Cohn, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Dr. John Maris, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Andy Olshan, PhD, University of North Carolina
Dr. Craig MacArthur, Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
Dr. Clarke Anderson, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Dr. Nai-Kong Cheung, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Alice Yu, University of California San Diego
Dr. Katherine Matthay, University of California San Francisco
Barbara Ann Hieb, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Over 100 parents, grandparents and patients from across the United States and Canada participated in this unique event. It provided an opportunity for the parents to learn more about this disease while their children played together in the “Kids Room.”