Topic: SSO conference Orlando, Florida
As you know, Karen and I are attending the Annual Society of Surgical Oncology Conference in Orlando.
Much to our surprise we were the only cancer foundation present. But the attendance of 1,200 physicians and others allowed us the opportunity to interact with the numerous people attending this conference. Not surprising to us many physicians were from foreign countries and most had not head of our organization. Keeping in mind that we are an organization with global outreach, we gladly used this occasion to further our reach worldwide.
Several physicians asked for The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation to be present in Canada also. At one point some time back some of our Canadian friends had contemplated staring a foundation for the disease of cholangiocarcinoma however; for various reasons the endeavor never came about. Please know that we will share information and assist you in any way possible to make it happen.
The majority of hepatobiliary cancer studies will be presented on Saturday however, the presentation of posters included some of interest to us. Karen will report on details of the findings of the various studies in her upcoming posting and I will attend most of the upcoming sessions and then report back to you.
The Stand-up for Cancer organization came up with a clever idea by presenting a large board titled: “Who do you stand up for?” Without hesitation I added a quotation on behalf of our community.
My updated posting will include a picture for all to see.
Hugs to all,