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MDCSCO is an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. For more information on MDCSCO, go to www.mdcsco.org

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MDCSCO November 20, 2013 Meeting

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MDCSCO October 30, 2013 Meeting

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Making a Difference Award

Dr. Paul Celano, MDCSCO President, was recently selected to receive the "Making a Difference Award" from Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC). He is pictured here with his wife Shivaun Celano, Felicity Kirby (GBMC Oncology Support Suriviorship Director) and Pat Troy (MDCSCO Exeutive Director).

February 2013 Meeting
Delegate Joseline A. Pena- Melnyk with Paul Celano MD (center) (MDCSCO president) and Eric Seifer (Board member) at the 2013 Annual Legislative Dinner held on February 6 at the Annapolis Yacht Club. Delegate Penya-Melnick spoke passionately about her concerns about the problems of the health care system in Maryland and she was well-received by the nearly 60 attendees.

MDCSCO Legislative Dinner February 2013

NCCN Presentation by Lyn Fitzerald, NCCN

MDCSCO Statement on Chemotherapy Drug Shortage

October 24, 2012 Meeting Photos
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Membership Development Grant for MDCSCO
Paul Celano, MDCSCO president accepts grant for membership development from The Conquer Cancer Foundation. The grant was awarded at the State Affiliates reception held June 3 at the ASCO conference in Chicago.


Upcoming Events

April 22, 2014
Hot Topics Forum
Payment Reform in Cancer Care: Reflections from the Physician, Hospital and Legislative Perspectives
6:30 Reception
7:15 Dinner
Annapolis Yacht Club
Skipjack Room
2 Compromise St, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone:(410) 263-9279
Cost: Free to MDCSCO members and prospective members

MDCSCO will be holding the next Hot Topics Forum, Payment Reform in Cancer Care, will be held April 22 at the Annapolis Yacht Club. We are very fortunate to have three exceptional speakers planned for the event.

John Colmers, Vice President Health Care Transformation and Strategic Planning, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)

John Hennessy, ASCO; Vice President, Operations, Midwest Oncology Division of Sarah Cannon

The Honorable Dan Morhaim, M.D., Delegate, Maryland Legislature

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MedChi Events
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Our Corporate Members:

Diamond Member: Celgene

Platinum Member: Amgen

Platinum Member: Bayer

Platinum Member: Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals

Platinum Member: Novartis Oncology
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Platinum Member: Pfizer

Platinum Member: Teva

Platinum Member: Onyx

Gold Member: Boehringer-Ingelheim

Gold Member: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Gold Member: Genentech

Gold Member: Incyte

Gold Member: Johnson & Johnson

Gold Member: Merck

Gold Member: Millenium Pharmaceuticals

Gold Member: Seattle Genetics

Silver Member: Caris

Silver Member: Eisai

Silver Member: Glaxo Smith Kline

Silver Member: Sanofi