2018 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conference
Hosted by:UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
In cooperation with NorCal CarciNET Community, NET Research Foundation, Stanford University Medical Center
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Mission Bay Conference Center - 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA
The day will feature nationally-renowned UCSF and Stanford NET experts, along with other internationally-known physician specialists who will offer sessions on immunotherapy, tumor bio-markers, PRRT, current clinical trials and strategies for living well after diagnosis. A pre-conference “primer” is offered for those newly diagnosed or in need a refresher on the basics of NETs. We will also have breakout sessions for disease types as well as some specifically for caregivers.
New this year - Breakouts on GI, Pancreatic, Lung, Poorly Differentiated NETS and Para/Pheo. All day Caregiver track.
Open to patients, caregivers and those interested in NETs.
Thanks to generous support from NorCal CarciNET Community, NETRF and Industry Partners there is no registration fee. Conference registration includes lunch and parking.Registration ended on January 14, 2018.
We will have limited room for those who are coming day of the event.
Or catch the webcast on Facbook Live starting at 8:30a Pacific Time
Partial List of Faculty:
|Dr. Emily Bergsland, Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, UCSF. Dr. Bergsland specializes in GI Cancer and is the chair of the NCI Task force on NETs. In her research, she focuses on developing and testing new cancer therapies. She is a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.|
|Dr. Steven Pantilat is the Kates-Burnard and Hellman Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco|
|Dr. Thomas Hope, Assistant Professor in Residence, UCSF School of Medicine.|
|Dr. Pamela Kunz, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center|
Dr. Chrissie Thirlwell, Medical Oncologist, University College London
|Josh Mailman, President, NorCal CarciNET Community|
Dr. Eric Nakakura, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, UCSF.
|Dr. Matthew Kulke, Associate Professor of Medicine, Dana Farber|
|Dr.Wolfgang A. Weber, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Chief, Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service|
Introduction to Day - Gellerman (NETRF)
|8:35||NETs Overview - Bergsland (UCSF)|
|9:05||Imaging Basics Hope (UCSF)|
50 Years of Patient Empowerment
Mailman (NorCal CarciNET Community)
|10:00||Recent Advances in Clinical Trials
Caring for the Caregiver:
|10:20||Immunotherapy for NETs
|10:40||Circulating Tumor Markers
|11:15||Keynote: Life After Diagnosis
|12:15P||LUNCH & Discussion Tables|
|1:45||PRRT - Current and Future State
|Navigating and Advocating for Your Loved One: Caregiver Tips from a Patient Navigator
|2:10||PRRT Patient Panel
|2:30||Transitions to Breakouts|
|2:40||GI NET (Carcinoid)
Kunz, Hope and team
Annes (Standford), Fitzgerald (UCSF)
Padda, N. Liu (Stanford)
Kulke, Nakakura and team
|Cooking for Carcinoid
|High Grade NETS
A chance for Caregivers to share and learn from others around a particular area of interest: (these session are not recorded)
Building Relationship Resilience to Cope with Illness (Kivowitz)
Afternoon Energizer & Stretches (Fedric)
Navigating & Advocating for Your Loved One (Lucier)
Healthy Cooking Tips (Macaire)
Parenting Strategies (Vohra)
Stress Management for Caregivers (Kaldveer)
Mindfulness & Self-Care Through Caregiving (Shumay)
Open Topic (Collomore)
* Please check Fisher Room screens for topic locations
Subject to change.
|5:00||Reception in Atruim|
Our conference is made possible by the support of the members of NorCal CarciNET Community and by the following supporters.
Educational Support Grants Prvided By:
Industry Support Provided By: