July 8, 2019
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Pre-registration is now Closed! Please register onsite at the meeting.

Registration and meeting information is available on the  NRG Oncology website.


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Pre-registration is now Closed! Please register onsite at the meeting.

Registration and meeting information is available on the NRG Oncology website.

 

Get the Meeting App – EVENTSXD

Download EVENTSXD to your electronic device to quickly access agendas, meeting room information, and more! Create an account and select the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting. Access the Agenda and create your own personal agenda by tapping the green star in order to “favorite” specific sessions.

 

Meeting Highlights

  • Patient Reported Outcomes: Upping the game for PRO methods and design in clinical trials
    NRG Oncology will be holding a workshop at the NRG Semiannual Meeting related to improving statistical methods to meet study goals, analyzing longitudinal PRO data as well as a panel discussion with NCORP PIs. This session will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 1-5pm and will be open to all attendees. The agenda can be found here.
  • Summer Symposium: Thursday, July 18 -  8am-3pm Read more
  • Scientific Session: Friday, July 19 -  8-10am Read more
  • Health Disparities Workshop Special Session: Sexual and Gender Minority Related Activities at the NIH - Friday, July 19 - 10-11:30am Read more
  • Social Media Workshop: Friday, July 19 - 11:30am -12:30pm Read more

CTN/CRA Educational Programs
Slide sets for the CTN/CRA Workshop and Educational Lunch Session and handouts for the CTN/CRA Workshop Roundtable Educational Session on Thursday, July 18, 2019, are posted to Nurses and CRA /Education and Training on the NRG Oncology website (password is required). If you plan to attend these sessions, please download the slides prior to the meeting and bring them with you. No handouts will be provided at the meeting. Also, please check the NRG Oncology website frequently prior to the meeting, as additional presentations may be added.

SAVE THE DATE: Information Session for SWOG/NRG S1806

NRG Oncology will be holding an information session for SWOG/NRG S1806: “Phase III Trial of Concurrent Chemoradiation With or Without Atezolizumab for Localized Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: SWOG/NRG Intergroup Trial (S1806)” on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET.  The information session will be held at the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting in Philadelphia and is open to all attendees. Box lunches will be provided to those who register for the session prior to July 9th.  To reserve a box lunch please register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SWOG-NRG_S1806.  Tickets for those who pre-register will be included in your meeting registration package.  More information on the information session agenda and room location will be released soon. Please contact Treena Davis-Trotmanat Davis-TrotmanT@NRGOncology.org for any questions.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Information Session for NRG-BN006
NRG Oncology will be holding an information session for NRG-BN006:  A Phase II/III Randomized, Open-Label Study of Toca 511, A Retroviral Replicating Vector, Combined with Toca FC with Temozolomide and Radiation Followed by Adjuvant Temozolomide and Toca FC Compared to Temozolomide and Radiation Followed by Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 10:30-11am ET. The information session will be held at the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting in Philadelphia and is open to all attendees. More information on the information session agenda and room location will be released soon. Please contact Erin Moye at moyee@nrgoncology.org for any questions at this time.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Kick-Off Session for NRG-GU007

NRG Oncology will be holding a kick-off session for NRG-GU007: Randomized Phase II Trial of Niraparib with Standard Combination Radiotherapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in High Risk Prostate Cancer (with Initial Phase I) on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 11am-12pm ET. The information session will be held at the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting in Philadelphia and is open to all attendees. More information on the kick-off session agenda and room location will be released soon. Please contact Erin Moye at moyee@nrgoncology.org for any questions.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Kick-Off Session for NRG-LU003

NRG Oncology will be holding a kick-off session at the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting for NRG-LU003 “A Biomarker-Driven Protocol for Previously Treated ALK-Positive Non-Squamous NSCLC Patients: The NCI-NRG ALK Protocol.” The session will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:30-11:30am ET and will be open to all attendees. More information on the session and agenda are posted here. Please contact Erica Field at fielde@nrgoncology.org for any questions.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Kick-Off Session for NRG-LU005

NRG Oncology will be holding an kick-off session for NRG-LU005: Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (LS-SCLC): A Phase II/III Randomized Study of Chemoradiation Versus Chemoradiation Plus Atezolizumab on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 3-4pm ET. The kick-off session will be held at the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting in Philadelphia and is open to all attendees. More information on the kick-off session agenda and room location will be released soon.  Please contact Erin Moye at moyee@nrgoncology.org for any questions.

 

Social Media Workshop 1-on-1's at #NRG19

Are you ready to get started on Twitter?  Let our social media experts show you how simple it is to set up a new account or make your existing account more engaging. At #NRG19, we have scheduled two Social Media 1-on-1 Workshops where our Twitter experts will be on hand to show you the how-to's of Twitter. If you are interested in learning more about tweeting, retweeting, hashtags, following, and more, stop by during one of the following sessions and bring your smartphone &/or laptop. No previous social media experience required! Friday, July 19, 12:30-1pm and Saturday, July 20, 10-11am. Meet the experts here


OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES

1. GYNECOLOGIC

NRG-GY009: Block Submission Reminder memo (posted on CTSU)

 

Form TR for Biospecimens Shipped to NRG Biospecimen Bank-Columbus Read more

 

Biospecimen Bank-Columbus & SDMC Undergoing Refurbishment Read more


2. VTOC TRAINING

The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001, NRG-HN002, NRG-CC003, and NRG-CC004. The VisionTree staff will be at the round table session during the NRG semiannual meeting on July 18. Please stop by to learn more about VTOC.

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES

Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Bevacizumab

NRG-GI002

CTSU

Durvalumab

NRG-HN004

NRG-LU004

CTSU

NRG

Pembrolizumab

NRG-GI002

NRG-GY016

NRG-HN003

CTSU

CTSU

NRG

PUBLICATIONS REMINDERS

Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates

Upcoming Meetings

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM); Jul 14-18, 2019; San Antonio, TX

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); Sep 15-18, 201 9; Chicago, IL

International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS); Sep 19-20, 2019; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Society for Neuro -Oncology (SNO) Inaugural Conference on Brain Metastases; Aug 16-17, 2019; New York City, NY

 

Upcoming Abstract Submission Deadlines

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Sep 27-Oct 1, 2019; Barcelona, Spain; LBA Aug 21, 2019 9:00 pm CEST

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS); Dec 10-14, 2019; San Antonio, TX; meeting submission deadline Jul 8, 2019, 11:59 pm CST

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