APAO – 16th Annual Conference

The Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology will be hosting their 16th Annual Conference this year in Philadelphia.  September 19-22 at the Sheraton Society Hill.  Daily Agenda will include:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
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Topics to be determined

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome
Stacey Becker, PA-C, Eric Tetzlaff, PA-C
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address: Fishin’ for Bugs…that is, Microbes and Malignancy
Lary Robinson, MD
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. CNS Lymphoma
Lakshmi Nayak, MD
Radiation Oncology – Updates in SRS
Arif Shaikh, MD
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Multidisciplinary Management of Cholangiocarcinoma
Nadine Mikhaeel, MD, Nick Yee,MD, Tom Heffron, MD
AML
Coleman Lindsley, MD, Susan Buchannan, PA-C
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Multidisciplinary Approach to Breast Cancer Therapy
Sameer Gupta, MD, Andrea Barrio, MD, Arif Shaikh, MD
Lung Cancer Treatment – A Multidisciplinary Approach
Vincent E. Lotano, MD, Roger Cohen, MD, Charles B. Simone, MD
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. IR Case Presentation
Dominic Yee, MD
Melanoma
Tara Gangadhar, MD
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Management of Dermatologic Toxicity of Therapy
Sarah Kasprowicz, MD
GI Cancer Syndromes and Medical Management
Michael Hall, MD, and Christina Ryback, CGC
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at Moshulu Restaurant

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Member Meeting
Heather Hylton, PA-C
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Palliative Care
Ian Nagus, PA-C
Hepatocellular Carcinonma
Thomas Heffron, MD
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
PA/NP Student Seminar and Q&A on “Pursuing a Career in Oncology”
Heather Carlson, PA-C, Leslie Hinds, CRNP
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Updates in Pediatric Osteosarcoma
Douglas Letson, MD, Dave Johnson, PA-C
Cancer Survivorship and Panel Discussion
Crystal Denlinger, MD, Javid Moslehi, MD, Sharon Schwartz, CRNP
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Neurologic Complications of Cancer
Lakshmi Nayak, MD
Cardiotoxicity Management
Javid Moslehi, MD
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Billing/Coding
Michael Powe
Student Discussions: Difficult Conversations
Ian Nagus, PA-C

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome
Stacey Becker, PA-C, Eric Tetzlaff, PA-C
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Oncofertility
Sharon Schwartz, CRNP
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Surgical Emergencies for the Medical Oncology Patient
Reza Askari, MD
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Renal Cell Carcinoma Updates
Elizabeth Plimack, MD
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. BMT Survivorship
Abby Staible, PA-C
12:30 p.m. Adjourn
Stacey Becker, PA-C, Eric Tetzlaff, PA-C

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