It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 11th International Congress
of Hyperthermic Oncology (ICHO2012) which will be held in Kyoto, from Tuesday,
August 28 to Friday, August 31 of 2012. This meeting (ICHO2012) will be
held as joint the conference with 29th Japanese Congress of Thermal Medicine
annual meeting (JCTM2012). We will host and organize an exciting program
on the latest hyperthermic oncology research and investigation of other
disease. The theme of the meeting is "New Scientific Aspects in Hyperthermic
Therapy: Combined Results from Bench and Bedside". We are planning
a high quality of scientific programs, which capture the advances on all
these fronts, with a range of speakers and participants who are leaders
in these fields: physics and engineering, biology, and medicine. 12 attractive
symposiums on the latest research and 5 informative lectures by authorities
worldwide will be provided. The meeting will also provide poster session
with short oral presentation and free drink discussion. Young investigators
are especially encouraged to present the most recent development in hyperthermic
oncology, and the presentations of outstanding quality will receive Young
The venue for ICHO&JCTM 2012 is the city of Kyoto, the old capital
of Japan for over a millennium, and Kyoto carries a reputation as its most
beautiful city in Japan. In banquet party, you will be entertained by "Maiko"
and "Geiko" who are kimono-clad female entertainers and trained
in the traditional arts, singing, dancing, and conversation. You can enjoy
fascinating culture and traditional foods of the ancient capital Kyoto
with your colleagues and family.
We are cordially welcome for your coming to Kyoto and hope that acquiring
new information and heartily discussion in this meeting will inspire you
to attain future advanced development and global collaboration in the field
of hyperthermic oncology.
We trust you will find the ICHO&JCTM 2012 most scientifically rewarding.
Toshikazu Yoshikawa, MD, PhD
President, ICHO 2012
President, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine