12th Annual Houston Methodist Cancer Symposium - August 9, 2024

Houston, TX US
August 9, 2024

In-Person and Virtual attendance options are available. 

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Presented by the Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center

This annual symposium, dedicated to the science and clinical care of solid and hematologic malignancies, brings together Houston Methodist scientists and physicians from a broad spectrum of fields, including basic, clinical, and epidemiological research. A wide range of topics will be covered, from innovative translational science to clinical updates with strategies for implementation in current clinical practice. The program will provide education focused on improving patient care, research collaboration and leading medicine.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist EmployeesComplimentary
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$250
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$125
Research Scientist $40
Allied Health Care Professional $40
Resident / Fellow / Student Complimentary

* In compliance with HM’s policy on Physician Non-Monetary Compensation regarding “Stark Law,” private physicians who reside and/or practice medicine within the Greater Houston Area are required to pay the full Fair Market Value registration fee.

Target Audience

Physician scientists, practicing oncologists, physician assistants, advanced nurse practitioners, oncology nurses, residents, fellows, medical students, allied health care professionals and clinical research associates will benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to: 

  • Discuss the fundamental mechanisms of cellular immunotherapy in hematologic malignancies
  • Describe the approved cell therapy options in hematologic malignancies including CAR-T cell
  • Identify new cellular therapies in the pipeline for these diseases
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/08/2024
Course expires: 
09/09/2024
Event starts: 
08/09/2024 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/09/2024 - 5:00pm CDT
Cost:
$250.00
12th Annual Houston Methodist Cancer Symposium
August 9, 2024
TimePresentationSpeaker
7:30 AMRegistration
8:20 AMWelcomeJenny Chang, MD
8:30 AMHematology Keynote: Shu-hsia Chen, PhD
9:15 AMQuestion and Answer Session
9:25 AMImmunotherapy in LymphomaAmitkumar Mehta, MD
9:55 AMQuestion and Answer Session
10:00 AMBreak and Exhibits
10:25 AMMyleomaSiddharth Ganguly, MD, FACP
10:55 AMQuestion and Answer Session
11:00 AMRole of Immunotherapy in Myeloid NeoplasmShilpan Shah, MD
11:30 AMQuestion and Answer Session
11:35 AMLunch Keynote I: Do you hear us? Listening to the patient voiceRick Davis
Founder, AnCan Foundation
12:05 PMLunch Keynote II:  The Importance of Tending to the Spirit in Oncology CareJames Adams, MA, Mdiv, BCC
12:35 PMLunch and Exhibits
1:00 PMMedical Oncology Keynote: Pamela Munster, MD
1:45 PMQuestion and Answer Session
1:55 PMCell death-induced non-classical mechanisms of therapy resistanceKeith Chan, PhD
2:25 PMQuestion and Answer Session
2:30 PMBreak and Exhibits
2:45 PMCancer Prevention, Control, and Population SciencesJennifer Cullen, PhD, MPH
3:15 PMQuestion and Answer Session
3:20 PMBreak and Exhibits
3:40 PMAbstract Winner Discussions
4:30 PMQuestion and Answer Session
4:45 PMAdjournment
Houston Methodist (In-person and virtual attendance options available)
6670 Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

LIVE (in-person attendance) will be held in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030. 

Virtual information will be provided to registered learners at a later date. 

COURSE DIRECTORS
Eleni Efstathiou, MD, PhD
Section Chief of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
Houston Methodist Oncology Partners
Shilpan Shah, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Oncology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University College of Medicine

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.75 Attendance

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Price

Cost:
$250.00
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FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist EmployeesComplimentary
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$250
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$125
Research Scientist $40
Allied Health Care Professional $40
Resident / Fellow / Student Complimentary

* In compliance with HM’s policy on Physician Non-Monetary Compensation regarding “Stark Law,” private physicians who reside and/or practice medicine within the Greater Houston Area are required to pay the full Fair Market Value registration fee.