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2015 Ruesch Center Symposium - Fighting a Smarter War on Cancer
December 3-5, 2015

Location: Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
 


Thursday, December 3, 2015

 

Policy Briefing

8:00AM - 9:00AM                                    Breakfast/Registration

9:00 AM - 9:30AM                                   Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                Defining the Political Landscape

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM                              Value of Innovation Panel

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM                               Value from a Patient Prospective Panel

 

Advances in GI Cancer: 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM                                    Dinner/Registration

6:30 PM - 6:45 PM                                    Opening Remarks

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM                                    Role of Molecular Profiling in GI Cancer

7:15 PM - 7:45 PM                                    Immune Therapy in GI Cancer

7:45 PM - 9:00 PM                                    Case Studies


Friday, December 4, 2015

Measuring Value and Outcomes in Cancer Care

10:30 AM-12:00 PM                                 SPECIAL: "Young Adult Colorectal Cancer-Emerging Oncology Challenge"

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM                                  Lunch/Registration

12:30PM - 1:00 PM                                   Early Onset CRC

1:00 PM – 1:05 PM                                    Opening Remarks

1:05 PM - 2:10PM                                     Current Methods of Measuring Value and Outcomes

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM                                    Moderated Panel

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM                                    Break

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM                                    Schafer Memorial Lecture

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM                                    Impact on Finding a Cure

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM                                    Advocate Panel

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM                                    Friends of the Ruesch Center Reception


Saturday, December 5, 2015

Patient Symposium

8:30 AM- 9:30 AM                                    Patient Symposium Breakfast/Registration

9:30 PM - 9:40 AM                                   Opening Remarks

9:40 AM - 10:30 AM                                 CURE Connections Panel

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM                               Disease Specific Breakout Sessions:

-Colorectal Cancer – CURE Connections Panel

-Pancreatic Cancer

-Liver and Biliary Cancers

-Upper GI Cancers

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM                                 Break

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM                                 Topical Breakout Sessions:

-Nutrition

-Mind Body Techniques for Stress Reduction

-Talking with Relatives and Friends about Cancer

-Relationships and Sexuality

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM                                    Lunch and Panel on Measuring Value & Outcomes

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM                                      CURE Connections Content on Pancreatic Cancer