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Immuno-Oncology: An Introductory Overview Course, Organized by Healthcare Education Services

The Immuno-Oncology one-day course provides an overview of the rapidly evolving subject of immune-oncology. Delegates are offered a thorough understanding of the basics of tumor immunology as well as the essentials of immunotherapy and its application in cancer medicine. Examples of both how biologics work in the practice of oncology and of the challenges presented are demonstrated.

The program has been developed specifically to support the needs of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology industry personnel. It is ideal for individuals with little understanding of the immunotherapy of cancer and those with an existing basic knowledge. Detailed presentations and discussion with Healthcare’s experienced and knowledgeable faculty enable thorough insight to this important subject area.

Topics include:

  • The immune system – a guide
  • Introduction to immunotherapies
  • Overview of immune therapy in cancer
  • An example in practice – lung cancer
  • An example in practice - melanoma


Who Should Attend:

Healthcare’s courses are designed for both medical and non-medical staff within the pharmaceutical industry. This course is suitable for clinical research, medical information, regulatory affairs, biometrics and strategic marketing personnel.

Course Instructors:

Dr. John Curnow
Senior Lecturer
School of Immunity and Infection
Birmingham, UK

Geoffrey Gibney, M.D.
Co-leader, Melanoma Disease Group
Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mark Socinski, M.D.
Executive Medical Director
Member, Thoracic Oncology Program
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute

Administrative/Venue Details:

The registration fee at CHI’s VIP Discount Rate is $2,085 USD (regular rate $2,317 USD). You save 10% off your registration by registering through Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI). This includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee. However, Healthcare has organized a special bed and breakfast rate the venue who require overnight accommodation – details of how to book will be provided with the joining instructions for the course.

Delegates can register on-line or by completing the booking form and returning it together with the appropriate payment to Cambridge Healthtech Institute. Please retain a copy of the booking form for your records. Details of the venue will be supplied on registration.

* Please note: This course is organized by Healthcare Education Services and is being co-marketed by Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI). By registering through CHI, you save 10% off the registration rate charged by Healthcare Education Services. Please note: No refund/credit of registration fee will be made for any cancellations received less than 20 working days prior to the date of the course.Cancellations made more than 20 working days prior to course date will incur a $175 administration fee. Substitutions may be made at any time. If Healthcare cancels or postpones this event, the registration fee will be refunded. Healthcare will not accept liability for any other costs. Please read our Booking Conditions.

Download Conference & Course Catalog

CHI Catalog March 2018 - August 2018 Cover