Meeting report: Metastasis Research Society (MRS) 17th Biennial conference and associated Young Investigator Satellite Meeting (YISM) on cancer metastasis

Clin Exp Metastasis. 2019 Apr;36(2):119-137. doi: 10.1007/s10585-018-09953-y. Epub 2019 Jan 23.


The Metastasis Research Society (MRS) 17th Biennial conference on metastasis was held on the 1st to the 5th of August 2018 at Princeton University, NJ, USA. The meeting was held around themes addressing notable aspects of the understanding and treatment of metastasis and metastatic disease covering basic, translational, and clinical research. Importantly, the meeting was largely supported by our patient advocate partners including Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Theresa's Research Foundation and METAvivor. There were a total of 85 presentations from invited and selected speakers spread across the main congress and presentations from the preceding Young Investigator Satellite Meeting. Presentations are summarized in this report by session topic.

Keywords: Cancer metastasis research; Meeting report; Patient advocates.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Neoplasm Metastasis*