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Last Updated: 03/05/10

Strategy Group Meeting Agenda

Bethesda Marriott

November 30, 2005

8:30 a.m.Introductions
8:40 a.m.PACCT Mission and Goals
Sheila Taube, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute
9:00 a.m.Brief status reports
  • Breast cancer
    Jeffrey Abrams, M.D., National Cancer Institute

  • Colon cancer
    J. Milburn Jessup, M.D., Georgetown University

  • Lung cancer
    Tracy Lively, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

  • Prostate cancer
    J. Milburn Jessup, M.D


10:00 a.m.BREAK
10:15 a.m.Discussion of PACCT in the context of major NCI initiatives
  • CTWG
    James Doroshow, M.D., National Cancer Institute

  • Interagency Oncology Task Force (IOTF)/Translational Research Working Group (TRWG)/National Biospecimen Network (NBN)
    Sheila Taube, Ph.D. and others

Questions to consider:

  • Has our approach achieved PACCT’s goals?
    • How can we enhance the process?
    • Possible alternative approaches
  • How can the PACCT process be more responsive to the broader NCI mission?
    • What are the major opportunities for PACCT?
    • What resources do the new NCI activities offer?
    • How can the PACCT contribute to NCI’s interactions with FDA and industry?
12:15 p.m.Lunch (on your own at the hotel)
1:15 p.m.Continuation of discussion with development of action items
3:00 p.m.Plans for development of white paper
3:30 p.m.Adjourn