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International Academy for Advanced Oncology (IAAO)

To accelerate cancer research and treatment in Japan, we invite more than 10 world-class experts and opinion leaders in the oncology field to Japan to address the International Academy for Advanced Oncology (IAAO). We provide an opportunity to share cutting-edge information and discussions with leading basic and clinical researchers, and support the construction of a global human network.

IAAO has been held by invitation only annually since 2010 by the former Chugai Academy for Advanced Oncology (CHAAO), which changed its name in 2022 to the Chugai Foundation for Innovative Drug Discovery Science (C-FINDs). IAAO provides innovative cancer research information under the guidance of the advisory board consisting of Japanese and global experts under the leadership of Dr. Bruce Chabner, a global authority on cancer research.

Upcoming: IAAO 2024

IAAO 2024 will be held completely on-site at Toranomon Hills Forum in Tokyo on July 26–27, 2024. See the current agenda of IAAO 2024 below. Participation is by invitation only, please ask us for details.

The most recent IAAO: IAAO 2023

IAAO 2023 was held in a completely on-site format at Roppongi Academy Hills. Thirteen speakers from Japan and abroad gave their exciting presentations. All invited participants were able to listen to the lectures and discuss in person.

The main theme of IAAO 2023 was "Frontiers in Cancer Eradication: From Basic to Novel Approaches". In addition to the sessions on Cancer Immunity, Molecular Targeting Therapy, and Cancer Genomics, we incorporated Breakthrough Technology sessions which includes Single Cell analysis and Application of CAR-T. And we had a special session focusing on Antibody-Drug Conjugate.

See the details of the IAAO 2023 program
IAAO 2023 Program
Please see the past IAAO contents
Past IAAO contents
Proceedings of IAAO

C-FINDs publishes the Proceedings of IAAO, which are distributed to all physicians, researchers, and others involved in the field of oncology according to their request in order to contribute to the development of cancer research and treatment in Japan.

Oncology Satellite Forum

The Oncology Satellite Forums are held with the aim of promoting the qualitative and quantitative improvement of basic and clinical cancer research at local universities, graduate schools, cancer hospitals and research institutes, and the spread of standard treatment in rural areas in Japan. C-FINDs will invite experts and opinion leaders according to the requested themes to those facilities. C-FINDs will offer screenings of recent IAAO lecture recordings. Contact us for the detail.