Demographics

Attendee Demographics for the 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium will be available in mid-December.

2017 Registration Numbers

  • Total—590
  • Professionals—545
  • Exhibitors—27
  • Spouse, Guest, Media—18
  • Domestic Attendees—85%
  • International Attendees—15%                  

Top 3 Countries in 2017

  • United States—463
  • Canada—24
  • Australia—8
  • 24 Other Countries—50

Primary Professional Role in 2017

Attendees were allowed to choose only one answer.   

Total—545 (100%).

Primary Professional Role Percentage of Attendees who Responded
Physician 42%
Nurse Practitioner 9%
Medical Oncologist  7%
Nurse 5%
Researcher 5%
Oncology Fellow/Resident 3%
Radiation Oncologist 3%
Other 26%

Board Certification or International Equivalent in 2017     

Some attendees chose more than one response, therefore the total number of responses is greater than the total number of attendees who responded.

Responded—488 (90%)

No Response—57 (10%)

Total—545                                                                

Board Certification or International Equivalent Percentage of Attendees who Responded
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 38%
Internal Medicine 32%
Medical Oncology 22%
Hematology 8%
Radiation Oncology 5%
Geriatric Medicine 3%
Pain Medicine 2%
Pediatrics 2%
Psychiatry 1%
Not Applicable 35%
Other 6%