was held on September 14th to the 17th, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro, in Chicago Illinois.

Conference Coordinators 

Timothy Fan, Kevin Hahn, Chand Khanna, Jaime F. Modiano, and Elaine Ostrander 

Sponsored by Jeffrey Pepper, the French Bulldog Club of America, Morris Animal Foundation, 

the National Beagle Club, the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, the Soft Coated Wheaten 

Terrier Club of America Endowment Fund and the Starlight Fund 

This conference brought together researchers, veterinarians and breeders from around the 

world to discuss advances in canine cancer research. Join us to hear presentations on the 

following four topics: 

Host and Microenvironment: Genetics and Host Interactions

Cancer Pathogenesis and Progression: Metastasis, Angiogenesis and Cytogenetics 

Discovery and Delivery: Cancer Care, Diagnostics, Imaging, Therapy and Monitoring 

Program Updates: Clinical Trials, Consortia, Regulatory Agencies 

Keynote speaker Dr. Janet Rowley and Distinguished Speakers Drs. Elaine Ostrander, Tom 

Rosol and Chand Khanna presented their research on topics such as the molecular origins of 

cancer, inherited cancers, metastasis and comparative oncology translation and biology.