Today: The American Society of Clinical Oncology holds its annual meeting through Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Several local cancer-drug companies...

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Today:
The American Society of Clinical Oncology holds its annual meeting through Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Several local cancer-drug companies — including Dendreon, Cell Therapeutics, Seattle Genetics, Sonus Pharmaceuticals and ZymoGenetics — are trying to impress doctors there.

Tomorrow:
Expect more news from Microsoft’s Xbox briefing at the Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Although the company unveiled its next-generation Xbox 360 consolelast week on cable-music channel MTV, it is withholding some details until its media briefing. Rivals Sony and Nintendo are also expected to hold briefings this week about their plans for next-generation video-game console systems…. The American Society for Quality hosts a conference on industrial quality improvement at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. Boeing V.P. Sandra Postel gives a keynote address Tuesday. Former Gov. Gary Locke will open the sessions Wednesday. Information: (414)-271-1314.

Tuesday:
Nordstrom reports its first-quarter financial results. … Alaska Air Group holds its annual meeting at 2 p.m. in the William M. Allen Theater at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. The meeting comes at a crucial time for Alaska Airlines, which cut 472 baggage-handler jobs in Seattle last week and earlier this month cut pilot pay by about 26 percent.