Program By Day

7:00 AM – 7:55 AM Poster Session B, with Complimentary Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM – 8:05 AM

Breakout Session: Palliative and Supportive Care in the Immunotherapy Era

Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD, MA, MHS – Chair
Duke University Medical Center

Anand Mahadevan, MD – Chair
Geisinger Health System

Sandip Patel, MD
University of California, San Diego
Immunotherapy: New Developments and Challenges With Toxicity

Eric Roeland, MD, FAAHPM
University of California, San Diego
Prognostication

Jonathan Schoenfeld, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Radioimmunotherapy: Current Status and Future Directions

Panel Question and Answer

8:10 AM – 9:45 AM

Welcome and General Session 4: Tough Issues in Opioid Management

Thomas J. Smith, MD, FACP, FASCO, FAAHPM – Chair
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Susan Urba, MD – Chair
University of Michigan Cancer Center

Eduardo Bruera, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Methadone Challenges

Jeremy Hirst, MD
University of California, San Diego
My Patient Needs Opiates and Benzodiazepines: What Should I Do?

Jacob Strand, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Opioid Use Disorders

David Copenhaver, MD, MPH
University of California, Davis
Risk Tools and Opioid Contracts in Clinical Practice

Panel Question and Answer

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Oral Abstract Session B

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM Poster Session B, with Complimentary Boxed Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Conversation Cafe
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1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Keynote Lecture

Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH – Chair
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Anthony Back, MD
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

General Session 5: Intimacy Matters—Sexual Health and Palliative Care

Jeannine M. Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, FAAN – Chair
Billings Clinic

Candice A. Johnstone, MD, MPH – Chair
Medical College of Wisconsin

Anne Katz, PhD, RN
Cancer Care Manitoba
How to Talk With Your Patients About Intimacy and Sexual Issues

Sharon Bober, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Research in Sexual Health and Body Image

Erin E. Stevens, MD
Billings Clinic
Interventions to Facilitate Sexual Health

Panel Question and Answer

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

General Session 6: Roles and Risks of Local Interventions—Palliative Radiation Therapy and Palliative Surgery

Candice A. Johnstone, MD, MPH – Chair
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kavita V. Dharmarajan, MD, MSc – Chair
Mount Sinai Hospital

Candice A. Johnstone, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin
Indications for Palliative Radiotherapy and Myth Busting in Hypofractionated Radiotherapy

Brian D. Badgwell, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The Pros and Cons of Palliative Surgical Interventions

Panel Discussion: Brain Metastasis: To Treat or Not To Treat?

Panel Question and Answer