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The Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers hosted the 2nd International Ewing Sarcoma Conference on September 27-28, 2017. This year researchers from around the world traveled to Houston during the month of September, also designated as the National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to share their scientific knowledge.
The center hosted 18 experts from across the United States and Europe. During the two-day event, physicians and scientists presented talks on the latest basic, translational, and clinical research in Ewing sarcoma. The conference also featured open discussion panels in which speakers answered in-depth questions from all attendees. In addition, two travel awards were granted by the center, which provided an incredible opportunity for two outstanding postdoctoral researchers to present their exciting work in Ewing sarcoma.This conference was generously underwritten by Dr. Asha and Mr. Farid Virani.
The International Ewing Sarcoma Conference is a bi-ennial conference to be held again in 2019.
The Ewing Sarcoma Center at Texas Children’s Cancer Center is dedicated to performing state-of-the-art basic, translational and clinical research in order to provide transformative and effective treatment approaches for the care and management of all patients diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma.