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Course Registration


This symposium aims to disseminate key practice-changing information presented in the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In order to promote education and facilitate delivery of high-quality care of physicians and other professionals caring for patients with cancer, data of relevance for integration into clinical practice in the management of breast, lung, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and hematologic malignancies will be discussed.  

This symposium is designed for practicing medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, hematologists, oncology nurses, APRNs, physician assistants, pharmacists and other clinicians in the region.

This event will take place in Regnier Auditorium on the University of Kansas, Edwards Campus


At the completion of this symposium, participants should be able to:
  1. Report on new information and advances regarding breast cancer diagnosis and treatment from the national ASCO 2016 meeting.
  2. Evaluate the latest advances in the management of gastrointestinal tract malignancies.
  3. Review the results of the trial using atezolizumab in urothelial cancer.
  4. Discuss recent data on immunotherapy and compare with non-immunotherapy for incurable head and neck cancer.
  5. Identify current guidelines and recent advances in order to provide care to patients with myeloma.
  6. Review the results of immunotherapy studies in melanoma
  7. Review the results of recent immunotherapy clinical studies in lung cancer
  8. Review updates on thyroid and salivary gland malignancies.

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FEES

Payment is required at the time of registration. Only registrations accompanied with payment will be accepted. Please register in advance. Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshments and continuing education credit.

Physician                                                $25

Other Healthcare Professional               $25

Fellow, Resident or Student                   No Charge

Industry Representative       $195

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLIC - A full refund of registration fees, less a $15 administrative fee, will be available if requested in writing and received by September 8, 2017. No refunds will be made after that date. A $30 fee also will be charged for returned checks. (Please note that if you fail to cancel by the deadline and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.) KU Medical Center Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel the course and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the University of Kansas Medical Center is limited to the registration fee. The University of Kansas Medical Center will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.

Raed M Al-Rajabi, MD
Assistant Professor - University of Kansas Medical Center - Westwood, KS
Joaquina Celebre Baranda, MD
Associate Professor - Lenexa, KS
Chao H Huang, MD
Associate Professor - University of Kansas Medical Center - Westwood, KS
Prakash C Neupane, MD
Associate Professor - University of Kansas Cancer Center - Westwood, KS
Priyanka Sharma, MD
Associate Professor - University of Kansas Medical Center - Westwood, KS

Ossama Tawfik, MD
Professor - University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS
Peter J Van Veldhuizen, MD
Physician - Midwest Oncology Associates - Overland Park, KS
Abdulraheem Yacoub, MD
Assistant Professor - University of Kansas Cancer Center - Kansas City, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast 7:00AM - 7:55AM  
Introduction and welcome 7:55AM - 8:00AM  
Review of new developments in thoracic oncology – ASCO 2017 Annual Meeting 8:00AM - 8:30AM Chao H Huang, MD
 
Current Updates in Head and Neck Cancer 8:30AM - 9:00AM Prakash C Neupane, MD
 
Updates in management of breast cancer 9:00AM - 9:30AM Priyanka Sharma, MD
 
PD-L1 Testing in Solid Tumors, a Pathologist’s Prospective 9:30AM - 10:00AM Ossama Tawfik, MD
 
Q & A 10:00AM - 10:10AM  
Break 10:10AM - 10:20AM  
New developments in gastroesophageal and colorectal cancers 10:20AM - 10:40AM Weijing Sun, MD
 
Hepatocellular and Pancreas Cancer 10:40AM - 11:00AM Raed M Al-Rajabi, MD
 
Updates in hematologic malignancies 11:00AM - 11:30AM Abdulraheem Yacoub, MD
 
GU Malignancy 11:30AM - 12:00PM Peter J Van Veldhuizen, MD
 
New Agents in Development 12:00PM - 12:20PM Joaquina Celebre Baranda, MD
 
Q & A 12:20PM - 12:30PM  

All participants are required verify their attendance for the course. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on completion of the program evaluation, documentation of actual attendance time, meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity.

Physicians: University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in activity.

Nurses: Up to 4.0 contact hours will be awarded to all individuals based on completion of the program evaluation, documentation of actual attendance time, meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity, and payment in full.

University of Kansas School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Notice - Physician Information Collection:  For physician attendees, the Open Payments to Physicians (Sunshine Act) may require the company supporters(s) to report to CMS the value of some items associated with this activity.  For proper reporting, we will be asking for your NPI (National Provider Index) number and a state license number.

Location

All events will take place at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus - Regnier Auditorium located at 12600 S. Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Lodging information can be obtained by calling 913-234-2134. Please bring a sweater or jacket, since temperatures can be difficult to control in large rooms. 

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NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY

PROGRAM ACCESSIBILITY

We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 913-588-4488 and a KU Medical Center Continuing Education representative will be happy to discuss your needs. To ensure accommodation, please register at least two weeks before the start of the course. See the nondiscrimination policy above. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an AA/EO Title IX institution.




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The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY