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Dr. William Simmonds Cancer Symposium

November 2 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hematology & Oncology Updates for Primary Care & Specialty Providers

This educational program is designed to bring the latest in updates in oncology to healthcare professionals, providing options and resources that can be incorporated in day-to-day practices.  At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Increase knowledge of the mechanism and rationale for the use of immunotherapy treatments in cancer
  • Increase knowledge of toxicity associated with immunotherapy
  • Increase awareness of younger age-associated colon cancers
  • Increase knowledge of the indications for the use of liver-directed therapy

Program Schedule

7:30am Registration & Breakfast

8:00am Welcome & Introduction

8:15am Immunotherapy Use in Cancer Care—Christopher Mason, DO

8:45am Immunotherapy Toxicities in Cancer Patients: Diagnosis and Management — John Stoutenburg, MD

9:15am Personalized Treatment for Lung Cancer—Aqeel Gillani, MD

10:00am Mid-Morning Break

10:15am Colorectal Cancer in Younger Patients—Charles Yun, MD

10:45am Liver-Directed Therapies— Geoffrey Hill, MD

11:15am Clinical Research at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center— Beth Brundage, RN, OCN

11:30am Support Services & Programs at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center — Vickie Yattaw, RN, OCN

12:00pm Closing Remarks—Program Evaluation


Who should attend?

Primary Care Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and other Healthcare Professionals.

Registration Deadline

Friday, October 18, 2019


November 2
7:30 am - 12:00 pm


The Queensbury Hotel
88 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
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C.R. Wood Cancer Center