4th Annual Marie Sklodowska-Curie Symposium
on Cancer Research and Care

September 25-27, 2024
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, NY

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Roswell Park campus with photos of Buffalo and Niagara Falls

Our mission

Our goal is to promote collaborations between cancer researchers and care providers, biotech, pharma and policymakers from the US, Canada and countries of Central and Eastern Europe aimed at the development of new cancer treatments, reduction of cancer incidence and improvement of cancer care and the quality of life of patients and their families.


Overview (Times subject to change)

Wednesday, September 25

  • 5-8 p.m. - Welcome Reception

Thursday, Sept 26, 2024

  • 8-9 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 9-9:15 a.m. - Opening Session: Welcome Remarks
  • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. - Scientific Sessions
  • 12:45–1:45 p.m. - Networking Lunch
  • 2-5 p.m. - Scientific Sessions

Friday, Sept 27, 2024

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. - Scientific Sessions
  • 12:45-1:45 p.m. - Networking Lunch
  • 2-3:30 p.m. - Scientific Sessions
  • 3:30-4 p.m. - Closing Session: Concluding Discussions
  • 6-9 p.m. - Organizer’s Dinner (Invite Only)

Scientific session topics (date and time TBD)

  • Ongoing Collaborations within MSC
  • Collaborative Opportunities:
    • Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
    • Early Phase Clinical Trials
    • Patient Experience, Long-term Care, and Quality of Life
    • Translational Research
  • Reducing Cancer Burden: National and International Policy
  • International Education and Training Guidelines
  • Barriers to Young Investigators Training Internationally

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Abstract submission

Sponsorship opportunities

Featured speakers

Andriy Beznosenko, MD, PhD, MBA
Andriy Beznosenko, MD, PhD, MBA
Division Chief, Thoraco-Abdominal Oncology
National Cancer Institute, Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine
Philip E. Castle, PhD, MPH
Philip E. Castle, PhD, MPH
Director, Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute, USA
Rūta Everatt, PhD
Rūta Everatt, PhD
Senior Research Fellow
National Cancer Institute, Lithuania
Vilnius, Lithuania
Wojciech Fendler, MD, PhD
Wojciech Fendler, MD, PhD
Head of Department of Biostatistics and Translational Medicine
Medical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland
Department of Radiation Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, US
Karolina Nowak, PhD, MBA
Karolina Nowak, PhD, MBA
Director of Innovation and Biotechnology Development
Medical Research Agency
Warsaw, Poland
Wei-Zen Wei, PhD
Wei-Zen Wei, PhD
Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium
Karmanos Cancer Institute/Wayne State University
Detroit, MI, USA
Tomasz Zdrojewski, MD, PhD
Tomasz Zdrojewski, MD, PhD
The Polish Academy of Sciences
Medical University of Gdańsk
Gdańsk, Poland