Shaping the Landscape of Brain Metastases Research (Overview)

Overview

This scientific Forum will convene key stakeholders to discuss the current science and future priorities in brain metastases research. Workshop participants will include clinical researchers, translational scientists, leaders from NCI-funded clinical trials networks, advocacy and foundation partners, academic societies, and NCI leadership who will convene for high-impact, focused discussion on shaping the landscape of the brain metastases research.  At its conclusion, an executive summary of research priorities will be disseminated, with the goal of fostering collaborative research and developing guidance to help shape priorities for the field.

Organizing Committee:

NCI Team

Mansoor M. Ahmed (Radiation Research Program)
Patricia Steeg (Center for Cancer Research)
DeeDee Smart (Center for Cancer Research)
Brunilde Gril (Division of Cancer Biology)
Julie Hong (Radiation Research Program)

GBM-Brain Metastasis Interest Group

Michelle Kim (University of Michigan)
Minesh Mehta (Miami Cancer Institute)

Co-Sponsors:

The Radiosurgery Society (RSS)
The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS)

American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Grasp Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC)
LUNGevity
Radiation Research Program, NCI
Center for Cancer Research, NCI
Division of Cancer Biology, NCI

For questions please contact Mansoor Ahmed or Julie Hong.