This state-of-the-art conference featured keynote addresses, plenary and concurrent sessions and poster presentations. The Society's distinguished faculty lead sessions on cutting edge research germane to the field. In addition to the scheduled scientific sessions, the 2004 meeting included a members / sponsors reception on Friday evening and a Saturday evening Presidential Reception where the winner of the iSBTc Presidential Award was announced. There were also daily exhibit and poster sessions. These activities provided meeting attendees with the opportunity to network with colleagues in cancer research.