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STO Fellows' Forum (STOFF) 2018

October 11-14, 2018
Lansdowne Hotel
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176


The Society for Translational Oncology Fellows' Forum (STOFF) is a 3-day intensive meeting that brings together fellows and junior faculty within 5 years of training completion from the leading medical, surgical, and radiation oncology subspecialty fellowships to educate rising stars in translational cancer research. The format consists of didactic lectures, hot topics breakout sessions, and traditional Q & A. Participants will also have the unique opportunity to interact with the co-chairs during afternoon “office hours,” which will allow for open discussion of career development.

Selected applicants will be limited to a total of 25 in order to provide ample opportunity for one-on-one interface with the prestigious faculty as well as peer-to-peer networking.


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 – Arrivals and Welcome Dinner at 6pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 – All day meeting/workshop
Saturday, October 13, 2018 – All day meeting/workshop
Sunday, October 14, 2018 – Half day meeting/Mid-day departures


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Learning Objectives

After completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the importance of translational research and define its value in clinical medicine.
  • Apply the mechanics of grant writing and guidelines for good basic research.
  • Explain the science of drug development in oncology.

This course is not accredited for continuing medical education (CME).

Target Audience

This program is designed for fellows and junior faculty within 5 years of training completion from leading medical, surgical, and radiation oncology subspecialty fellowships.

Sponsorship and Support

This activity is sponsored by the Society for Translational Oncology. STO gratefully acknowledges the support of the 2018 Fellows’ Forum from:


Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Society for Translational Oncology to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities through the disclosure of financial interests and other relationships. Any discussions of off-label product usage are not endorsed by STO or the meeting directors.
Commercial support from industry does not influence educational content, faculty selection, and/or presentations.

Americans with Disabilities (ADA)

If disability accommodations (e.g., communication access, alternate formats) are needed to participate fully in this event, please contact Carol Hardman at 919.433.0489 and carol.hardman@sto-online.org.