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Itinerary

2014 Norris Cotton Cancer Center Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program (CTOP) Retreat


May 22nd & May 23rd at Dowd's Country Inn, Lyme, NH


14 hours of CME Available

Target Audience: Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program Clinicians, Researchers and Community Contributors

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Coffee and Registration
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

 

Session I                     Lung Cancer Screening                               
8:00-10:00

Speakers                    
Cherie Erkmen: "CTOP Retreat: Why Do We Do It? The Case Of The Lung Cancer Screening Program"
Suzanne Lenz/Wendy Oliver: "Implementing Lung Cancer Screening At DHMC"
Nancy Morden: "Implementing An Organization-Wide CT Lung Cancer Screening Program- A Primary Care"
Donna Dubuc, "All You Really Need To Know About Shared Decision Making, You Learned In Kindergarten"
Julianna Czum: "Lung-RADS"
William C. Black/Samir Soneji: "Cost-Effectiveness Of CT Screening In The National Lung Screening Trial"     

Morning Break                                                         

Session II                    Population Science                           
10:30-12:00

Speakers                     
Jennifer Doherty: "Can Telomere Length And Methylation Patterns In Peripheral Blood Be Used For Risk Stratification For Lung Cancer Screening?"
Chris Amos: "Genomics Research And Applications To Lung Cancer Susceptibility And Management At DHMC"
Amar Das: "Population Science Using Big Data Informatics"
Evelyn Schlosser: "Advanced Directives And Quality Dashboard, Deriving Data From The Medical Record" 

Lunch                                                

Session III                   Innovation and Change                               
1:30-3:00

Speaker
Chris Trimble: "Leading Innovation in Health Care Delivery"          

                        
Session IV                   Scientific Update
3:15-4:15

Speakers
Konstantine Dragnev: "Window of Opportunity, A Platform For Cancer Treatment"
Yoli Sanchez: "Synthetic Lethality: An Old Friend With A New Job. Finding The Achilles Heel of Cancer"
Ben Williams: "Direct And Repeated Clinical Measurement Of pO2 For Enhancing Cancer Therapy"

Afternoon Break                                                      

Session V                    Smoking Cessation                           
4:30-6:00

Moderators                
Elizabeth Maislen: "What's New In Smoking Cessation"
Alan Budney: "Double Trouble: Tobacco And Marijuana, Treatment Development"
James Sargent: "Could E-Cigarettes Lower Smoking-Related Disease Mortality?"


Cocktail Reception                                                   
6:00-6:30                                                        

Dinner                        Significant Others and Families Welcome                             
6:30-800                                                         

2014 CTOP Retreat
Dowd’s Country Inn, Lyme, NH


Friday, May 23, 2014

Coffee
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.                                               

Session VI                   Interdisciplinary Coordination                               
8:00-9:00

Speakers
Jeff O'Brien: "Cancer Center Update"
Bob Gerlach: "Cancer Center Core Grant Planning And Developmental Funds: NCCC Designation Of Priorities And Funds To Purse Them"
David Nalepinski: "CTOP Finance And Operations Update"


Session VII                 Practice Updates                              
9:00-10:30             

Speakers                    
Phil Schaner: "Pulmonary Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy: Current Implementation And Future Directions"
Peter DeLong: "New Diagnostic Techniques In Interventional Pulmonary Medicine"
Candice Black: "Lung Cancer Histologies- The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly"
Kristin Washburn: "Thoracic Epidural Analgesia"
Andrew Forauer: "Radiofrequency Ablation Of Lung Cancer"


Morning Break

Session VIII               Personalized Medicine
10:45-12:00

Speakers
James Rigas: "Molecular Testing And Targeted Therapies For Lung Cancer"
Laura Tafe: "Clinical Genotyping Of Lung Cancer In The Era Of Personalized Medicine"
Greg Tsongolis: "Molecular Testing Update"
Scott Gerber: "Phosphoproteomics In Cell Signaling And Cancer"  

Lunch                                                

Session IX                   Esophagus                             
1:15-3:15                   

Speakers
Stuart Gordon: "Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Neoplasia"
Mikhail Lisovsky: "When Does Barrett's Go From Dysplasia To Early Cancer?"
Cherie Erkmen: "A Clinical Pathway For Esophageal Cancer"
Konstantine Dragnev: "An Overview Of Esophageal Cancer"
Kacie Merchand: "New Frontiers: Nutrition And Esophageal Cancer"

Session X                    Esophageal Cancer Patient Reunion                      
3:15                             

We will be having our annual esophageal cancer reunion at the conclusion of the conference. This is an opportunity for patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer in the past to meet each other and
reconnect with the team who took care of them. Please joins us for afternoon tea.

Please RSVP to Melissa.A.Friedman@Hitchcock.org

 

Melissa A. Friedman
Sr. Clinical Secretary
Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery
603-650-8537