A Comprehensive Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer InstituteBest Cancer Hospitals 2011-2012

2013 CFCCC Scientific Retreat

November 15-16, 2013

Palm Springs, CA

We are pleased to invite you to the 16th Annual CFCCC Retreat that will be held at the Hyatt Regency Suites, Palm Springs, CA, from noon Friday, November 15 through Saturday evening, November 16. Checkout time is noon on Sunday, November 17. We have what promises to be an exciting agenda. As always, the goal is to stimulate scientific discussion among Cancer Center members and to foster new collaborations and projects.

Keynote Speaker

Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD


We welcome abstracts submitted by Cancer Center members, as well as non-members (e.g. residents, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students who have advanced to candidacy). Abstracts are not required for Cancer Center members to attend the retreat, although abstract presenters will be given priority. If you are interested in presenting a lecture or a poster, please submit the Abstract form by September 15, 2013. If you are selected to present or host a poster, your room (assigned double occupancy) and meals will be covered by the Cancer Center. Notifications will be sent by October 1, 2013.

You can submit your 2013 Scientific Retreat Abstract Form here.

Room Reservations & Meals:

The Cancer Center will pay for lodging (based on assigned double occupancy) and meals for Cancer Center members. Non-members (who are not presenting) are responsible for their own lodging and meals. You can view the 2013 Scientific Retreat Rates here. The retreat rates are also listed on the On-line Reservation Form. In order to guarantee your room, please submit your on-line Reservation by October 15, 2013. Please note, the Hyatt does not provide day care services. If you need day care services please call Vicky at Celebrity Sitters at 760.251.4567 ($15/hour) to make arrangements for child care.

You can make your 2013 Scientific Retreat On-line Reservation here.