2019 UPMC East Cancer Symposium

Monroeville, PA US
September 20, 2019

To provide primary care practitioners with evidence-based updates on current trends in screening, treating, managing and preventing various cancers.

Target Audience

Primary Care Practitioners with or at risk for malignancies.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Integrate new evidence into everyday clinical practice, thereby improving quality of care for patients.
  • Implement practice changes in a variety of management options for patients with prostate, breast and lung malignancies including radiation, chemotherapy, and surgical treatment modalities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 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.
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
09/20/2019 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
09/20/2019 - 9:00pm

Time

Topic

Speaker

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Kotayya Kondaveeti, MD

Vice President, Network and Business Development

UPMC East, Monroeville, PA

Mark O’Hern

President, UPMC East and UPMC McKeesport

8:10 a.m.

Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer

Leisha Emens, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine in Hematology/Oncology

Co-leader of the Immunology and Immunotherapy Program

Director of Translational Immunotherapy for the Women's Cancer Research Center (WCRC)

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

8:50 a.m.

Complications of Immunotherapy

Boriana Kamenova, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Nishant Tageja, MBBS, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

9:35- 9:50 a.m.

Break

9:50 a.m.

Prostate Cancer Screening and Surgical Management of Localized Prostate Cancer

Jeffrey Browning, MD

Department of Urology

UPMC East, Monroeville, PA

UPMC McKeesport, McKeesport, PA

Sanjeev Bahri, MD

Director of Radiation Oncology-UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Arnold Palmer Pavilion at Mountain View Medical Park

Clinical Assistant Professor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

10:35 a.m.

Cancer Rehabilitation – Maintaining Function and Quality of Life

Romer Orada, DO

Assistant Professor-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

11:20 a.m.

Lunch and Tumor Boards

Emilia Diego, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Division of Surgical Breast Oncology

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dhaval Mehta, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Rajesh Sehgal, MBBS, MD, MBA. FACP

Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer,

Chief– Division of Hematology and Oncology, UPMC East

Clinical Adjunct Professor – LECOM

Clinical Associate Professor – University of Pittsburgh

Department Of Internal Medicine/Division of Hematology and Oncology

12:30 p.m.

Adjournment

UPMC East Conference Center
2775 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15146
United States

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:

  • Leisha A. Emens MD, PhD:
   

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

 

AbbieVie- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Amgen- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Astrazeneca- Consulting

Honoraria, travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Bayer- Consulting

Honoraria, travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Bristold Meyers Squibb- Consulting

travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Celgene- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

eTHeRNA- Consulting

No compensation

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Genentech- Consulting

Travel/accomodations/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Gritstone- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Medimmune- Consulting

Honararia

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Molecuvax- Consulting

Potential for stock in the future

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Macrogenics- Consulting

Honoraria, travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Novartis- Consulting

travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Peregrine- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Replimune- Consulting

Honoraria, travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Roche- Consulting

travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Syndax- Consulting

Honoraria

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Vaccinex- Consulting

Honoraria, travel/accomodatinos/expenses

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Impassion130 Sterring Committee (Genetech/Roche)

Co-Chair

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Kate2 Steering Committee

Chair

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

TRIO-025 DSMB (Trio/Syndax)

Chair

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Ambiance Trial Steering Committee

Committee Member

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Adura Biotech

Research Funding- PI

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Atrazeneca

Research Funding- PI

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Research Funding- PI

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Bristol Meyers Squibb

Research Funding- PI

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Corvus

Research Funding- PI

No

Dr. Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Department of Defense

Research Funding- PI

No

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.

Physicians:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 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:

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

  • 4.00 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.
  • 4.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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