National Comprehensive Cancer Network



Educational Events & Programs

NCCN 5th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™

Agenda


Highlights include*

Friday, October 8, 2010

Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
7:15 – 8:30 AM  

Welcome

8:30 – 8:40 AM 
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Plasma Cell Neoplasms
Evolving Strategies for Treating Myeloma
8:40 – 9:25 AM 
Asher Chanan-Khan, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Diagnosis and Management of Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia

9:30 – 10:15 AM
Cristina Gasparetto, MD
Duke Cancer Institute

Break and Exhibits

10:15 – 10:40 AM           

Optimizing Bone Health in Patients with Myeloma

10:40 – 11:25 AM
Adam D. Cohen, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Evolving Treatment Strategies in CML
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM      
Susan O’Brien, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lunch and Exhibits
12:15 – 1:15 PM  

Lymphomas

Adult T-Cell Leukemia and Lymphoma (ATLL)
1:15 – 2:00 PM 
Steven M. Horwitz, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Hodgkin Lymphoma
2:05 – 2:50 PM  
Leo I. Gordon, MD
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Break and Exhibits
2:50 – 3:10 PM  

Emerging Treatments for T-Cell Lymphoma

3:10 – 3:55 PM
Myron S. Czuczman, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute


Hepatitis B Viral Reactivation in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

4:00 – 4:45 PM 
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

 

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
7:15 – 8:00 AM 

Welcome

8:00 – 8:05 AM 
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Practice Issues in Hematologic Oncology
Using Informatics Tools to Guide Therapy in Hematologic Malignancies
8:05 – 8:50 AM 
Ephraim P. Hochberg, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Supportive Care
New Directions in the Prevention and Management of VTE
8:55 – 9:40 AM 
Michael B. Streiff, MD
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Prevention of Infections in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies
9:45 – 10:30 AM
John N. Greene, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center

Break and Exhibits
10:30 – 10:50 AM          

Myeloid Growth Factors for the Management of Febrile Neutropenia

10:50 – 11:35 AM           
Gary H. Lyman, MD
Duke Cancer Institute

Management of Disease-Specific Complications in CLL
11:40 AM – 12:25 PM
 William G. Wierda, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Subject to change as the agenda is finalized.