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9th Annual UCSF Clinical Cancer Update

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Department: Surgery
Course Number: MSU10006
Start: Friday, January 29, 2010
End: Saturday, January 30, 2010
Location: North Lake Tahoe, California
Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, CA
Fees: $375 Physician
$275 Nurse, Pharmacist, Allied Health Professional, Resident, Fellow

Upcoming Related CME program: 11th Annual UCSF/UC Davis Thoracic Oncology Conference, November 21, 2009, The St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco

*Anyone who attended the November Thoracic Oncology Conference receives a $50.00 discount on this course. ONLY available by phone (415-476-5808) or mailed in registration.
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 
Credit: 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The 9th Annual meeting will be a two day conference
highlighting breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary,
hematologic, lung and neurologic cancers. The
intended audience is practicing physicians and
nurses in the areas of internal medicine, oncology,
radiation oncology, pulmonology, and surgery in the
Bay Area and Northwestern United States. The
conference is being offered through the UCSF
Office of Continuing Medical Education, an
accredited CME provider.

Each session will have one invited guest faculty,
two UCSF Faculty, and two case presentations by
community physicians, highlighting diagnostic and
treatment dilemmas faced in daily practice. Full CME
credit is being offered through the University of
California, San Francisco.

The intended audience is practicing physicians and
nurses in the areas of internal medicine, medical
oncology, surgery, radiation oncology, gastroenterology,
neurology, urology, pulmonology, and family medicine.
Course topics will cover the areas of breast,
gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, lung
and neurologic cancers.

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An attendee completing this course will be able to:

  • Improve competence in the clinical management of patients with breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, lung and neurologic cancers.
  • Effectively communicate chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy options with patients with breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, lung and neurologic cancers.
  • Improve assessment and indications for surgical intervention in patients with breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, lung and neurologic cancers.
  • Incorporate emerging therapies available to patients with breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, lung and neurologic cancers to foster improved health outcomes.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:
For course slides, please visit this link.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Session 1: Lung Cancer/Mesothelioma
Moderator: Thierry M. Jahan, MD

7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. –7:55 a.m. Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
The Role of Maintenance or Continuation Therapy in Advanced NSCLC

7:55 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. Heather Wakelee, MD
Management of Early Lung Cancer-Adjuvant Therapy and Beyond

8:15 a.m. –8:25 a.m. Questions

8:25 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Shane P. Dormady, MD, PhD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Break
9:00 a.m. –9:20 a.m. Jasleen Kukreja, MD
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Resectable Lung Cancer: When Does Size Matter?

9:20 a.m.- 9:40 a.m.
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion
Raymond Lui, MD

9:40 a.m. –9:50 a.m. Questions

Session 2: Hematology Oncology Session
Moderator: Lloyd Damon, MD

10:00 a.m.– 10:25 a.m. Jonathan Kolitz, MD
The CALGB History of AML Therapy

10:25 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. James Rubenstein, MD, PhD
Central Nervous System Lymphoma

10:45 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. Questions/Discussion

10:55 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Laurie Weisberg, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion:

11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Weiyun Ai, MD
Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin’s Disease

11:50 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Daniel Mirda, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

12:10 p.m. to 12:20 p.m. Questions

Session 3: Breast Cancer Session
Moderator: Hope Rugo, MD

5:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. Massimo Cristofanilli, MD
Evolving Strategies in the Management of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

5:25 p.m.- 5:45 p.m. Hope Rugo, MD
What’s New in Breast Cancer; Update from San Antonio 2009

5:45 p.m. -5:55 p.m. Questions

5:55 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Jo Chien, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

6:15 p.m.-6:25 p.m. Break

6:25 p.m.- 6:55 p.m. Pamela Munster, MD
Advances in Understanding and Reversing Resistance to Hormone Therapy

6:55 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Steven Schiff, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

7:15 p.m.-7:25 p.m. Questions

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Session 4: Genitourinary Cancer
Moderator: Eric Small, MD

7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. –7:55 a.m. Jonathan Rosenberg, MD
Update in Bladder Cancer

7:55 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. Charles Ryan, MD
Update in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

8:15 a.m. –8:25 a.m. Questions

8:25 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Matthew Sirott, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Break

9:00 a.m. –9:20 a.m. Andrea Harzstark, MD
Updates in Renal Cell Cancer

9:20 a.m.- 9:40 a.m. 
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

9:40 a.m. –9:50 a.m. Questions

Session 5: Gastrointestinal Cancer
Moderator: Emily Bergsland, MD

3:00 p.m.-3:25 p.m.- Nicholas Fidelman, M.D.
Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) for GI Malignancies

3:25 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Alan Venook, MD
Personalized Medicine and Colorectal Cancer

3:45 p.m.-3:55 p.m. Questions

3:55 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Derrick Wong, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

4:15 p.m.-4:25 p.m. Break

4:25 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Robert Warren, MD
The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of GIST

4:45 p.m.-5:05 p.m. Anne Espinoza, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

5:05 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Questions/Discussion

Session 6: Neurologic Cancer Session
Moderator: Mitchel S. Berger, MD

5:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m Michael Prados, MD
Antiangiogenic Therapy for Malignant Glioma

5:50p.m.-6:10 p.m. Christopher Ames MD
Modern Management of Spinal Tumors

6:10 p.m.-6:20 p.m. Questions

6:20 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Break

6:30 p.m.-6:50 p.m. Michael McDermott, MD
Skull Base Tumor Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

6:50 p.m.-7:10 p.m. Nicholas Butowski MD
Current Clinical Trials

7:10 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Jeffrey M. Lobosky, MD
Case Presentation/Panel Discussion

7:30 p.m.-7:40 p.m. Questions

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David M. Jablons, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of General Thoracic
Surgery; Ada Distinguished Professor
and Program Leader
Thoracic Oncology Program
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Alan Venook, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief, Division of
Medical Oncology
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

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UCSF Session Chairs

Mitchel S. Berger, MD
Kathleen M. Plant Distinguished Professor
Chair, Neurological Surgery; Director, Brain Tumor Research Center
Leader, Neurologic Oncology Program

Emily Bergsland, MD
Associate Professor

Lloyd Damon, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine
Director, Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplant

Thierry M. Jahan, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

Hope Rugo, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Breast Oncology Clinical Trials Program

Eric Small, MD
Professor of Medicine and Urology
Interim Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology
Stanford W. and Norman R. Ascherman Endowed Chair

Invited Guest Faculty

Massimo Cristofanilli, MD
Director of the Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic
The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

Jonathan Kolitz, MD
Assistant Professor
Monter Cancer Center
Lake Success, New York

Jonathan Rosenberg, BS, MD
Clinical Instructor
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts

UCSF Faculty

Weiyn Ai, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor

Christopher Ames, MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Spine Tumor and Deformity

Nicholas Butowski, MD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Neurological Surgery

Nicholas Fidelman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Andrea Harzstark, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Jasleen Kukreja, MD
Assistant Professor In Residence
UCSF Department of Surgery

Michael Prados, MD
Charles B. Wilson Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Division of Translational Research in Neuro-Oncology
Clinical Leader, Neurological Oncology Program
Co-Project Leader, Adult Brain Tumor Consortium

James Rubenstein, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor In Residence

Charles Ryan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology

Heather Wakelee, MD
Stanford University

Robert Warren, MD
Professor of Surgery

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Travel & Lodging:
Resort at Squaw Creek - SOLD OUT
400 Squaw Creek Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Squaw Valley Lodge

Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn

The Villages at Squaw

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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