2019 ASCO Review

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 20, 2019

To provide a comprehensive overview of topics of greatest importance as presented at the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting.

Target Audience

Oncologists and other health care professionals providing care to individuals with cancer.

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this conference the participant should be able to:

  • Integrate new evidence into everyday clinical practice, thereby improving the quality of care being delivered to cancer patients.
  • Implement practice changes in a variety of treatment options for solid tumors, including lung, breast, melanoma, colorectal, non-colorectal GI, and GU cancers.
  • Stimulate innovative strategies for new and/or additional research related to treatment and/or prevention.
  • Recognize the implications for practice change in both the academic and community practice settings.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
09/20/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/20/2019 - 5:00pm

7:30 am

Registration & Breakfast

 

8:00 am

Introduction & Welcome

Edward Chu, MD

8:10 am

GU Cancer

Lenonard J. Appleman, M.D., PhD

Roby A. ThomaS

9:10 am

Non-Colorectal GI Cancer

Nathan Bahary, M.D., PhD

John Rhee, M.D.

10:10 am

Break

 

10:30 am

Breast Cancer

Priya Rastogi, M.D.

Shannon Puhalla, M.D.

11:30 am

Colorectal Cancer

Edward Chu, M.D.

Rajesh Sehgal, MBBS M.D. FACP

12:30 pm

Lunch

 

1:30 pm

Melanoma

Yana Najjar, M.D.

Diwakar Davar, M.D.

2:30 pm

Lung CaNcer

Liza C. Villaruz, M.D.

Dan Petro, M.D.

3:30pm

Adjournment

 

 

Herberman Conference Center 2nd Floor, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
5150 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

Leonard J. Appleman MD PhD

Director, Genitourinary Cancer Disease Section

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

 

Nathan Bahary MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director - Pancreatic Cancer Program

Co-Director - UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence.

Pathways Chair-Pancreatic Cancers and Neuroendocrine Tumors

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Department of Medicine-Division of Oncology

Department of Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology

 

Diwakar Davar, MD

Faculty - Clinician, Physician 

Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Edward Chu, MD

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, and Clinical & Translational Science

Stanley M. Marks, MD-OHA Chair in Hematology-Oncology Research

Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology

Deputy Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Yana Najjar, MD

Faculty - Clinician, Physician 

Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Priya Rastogi, MD

Faculty - Research, Physician 

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Roby A. Thomas

Hematologist Oncologist

Department of Hematology/Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman Cancer CenteR

 

Shannon Puhalla, MD

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

UPMC Passavant

UPMC MageE

 

John C. Rhee, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Dan Petro, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Regional Medical Director

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center


Rajesh Sehgal, MBBS MD FACP

Vice President of Medical Affairs

Chief – Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

UPMC East

Monroeville, PA

 

Liza C. Villaruz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including  members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed  all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

  • Dr Nathan Bahary- Grant/ Research Support- Pfizer; Consultant- BioLine Rx, AstraZeneca, Exelixis, Bristol Meyer Squibb, Thermo Fisher
  • Dr Diwakar Daval – Grant/Research Support and Consultant – Tesaro, Merck, BMS, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Amgen
  • Shannon Puhalla- Consultant- Abbvie, Esai
  • Priya Rastogi – Travel and Accommodations- Lilly, Genentech/Roche, AstraZeneca
  • Yana Najjar, MD- Grant/ Research Support- Merck; Advisory Board- Array

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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