TALK WITH THE EXPERTS

A Kidney Cancer Educational Symposium

WHEN

Friday, October 6th, 2023
7:55am – 3:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL
This is an online symposium that you can attend from home! 
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SPEAKERS

Phillip M. Pierorazio, MD

Chief, Section of Urology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Professor of Surgery at Penn Medicine

Vivek K. Narayan, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Penn Medicine

Matthew R. Zibelman, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Eric Jonasch, MD

Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology,
Division of Cancer Medicine

MD Anderson Cancer Center- University of Texas

Katy Beckermann, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine, Rathmell Lab, Hematology/Oncology Division

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Osama Mohamad, MD  PhD

Radiation Oncologist

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Naomi Haas, MD

Medical Oncology

Director, Prostate and Kidney Cancer Program

Professor of Medicine at Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine

Ulkna Nitin Vaishampayan, MDDS

Medical Oncology

University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine

Glenn Sykes

Patient Advocate

Tarenne Ferenchak, CRNP

Hematology, Medical Oncology

Penn Medicine

Roberto Pili, MD

Associate Dean for Cancer Research and Integrative Oncology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

University at Buffalo

Hans Hammers, MD

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Hematology and Oncology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

Linda Ostoski

President, Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation

AGENDA

7:55am

Welcome & Thank You to Sponsors

Linda Ostoski
President, The Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation

8:00am

My Surgery for Kidney Cancer

Phillip M. Pierorazio, MD

Chief, Section of Urology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Professor of Surgery at Penn Medicine

 

8:30am

Innovative Approaches for Locally Advanced Kidney Cancer

Vivek K. Narayan, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Penn Medicine

9:00am

I just had surgery; do I need any other treatment: Interpretating recent studies in adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy

Matthew R. Zibelman, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Fox Chase Cancer Center

9:30am

Hereditary Kidney Cancer-Am I at Risk

Eric Jonasch, MD

Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology,
Division of Cancer Medicine

MD Anderson Cancer Center- University of Texas

 

10:00am

My Kidney cancer has spread: How do I choose the right Combination Therapy (Triplet or Doublet?)

Katy Beckermann, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine, Rathmell Lab, Hematology/Oncology Division

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

10:30am

PANEL DISCUSSION

11:00am

Using short course of high dose radiotherapy (SBRT) to treat Kidney Cancers

Osama Mohamad, MD  PhD

Radiation Oncologist

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

11:30am

What if my Cancer is resistant to Immune Checkpoint or VEGF Therapy: What’s New for my Cancer Beyond First Line Treatment?

Naomi Haas, MD

Medical Oncology

Director, Prostate and Kidney Cancer Program

Professor of Medicine at Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine

 

12:00pm

Treatment of Non-Clear cell Cancer-What’s new?

Ulkna Nitin Vaishampayan, MDDS

Medical Oncology

University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine

12:30pm

PANEL DISCUSSION

1:00pm

What makes a good trial and why should I participate?

Glenn Sykes

Patient Advocate, Philly

1:30pm

How do I make the most of my treatment?  Managing the side effects of cancer and its treatment

Tarenne Ferenchak, CRNP

Hematology, Medical Oncology

Penn Medicine

2:00pm

Nutrition and Kidney Cancer

Roberto Pili, MD

Associate Dean for Cancer Research and Integrative Oncology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

University at Buffalo

2:30pm

Peering into the looking glass-How will we treatment kidney cancer in the future?

Hans Hammers, MD

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

3:00pm

PANEL DISCUSSION

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