Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™-New Orleans, LA

Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer's (SITC) Tumor Immunology 101: A Navigation Guide for the Growing Field of Cancer Immunotherapy program, part of the Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ series, is specifically designed for clinical oncologists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and the entire medical team involved in treating cancer patients with immunotherapy. These introductory, CME- and CNE-certified programs will provide an understanding of basic immunology principles in the clinical application and management of cancer immunotherapy and discuss emerging drugs and concepts in the cancer immunotherapy field.
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Augusto C. Ochoa, MD – Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Arnold H. Zea, PhD – Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Planning Committee

Asim Amin, MD, PhD – Levine Cancer Institute Carolinas Medical Center
Matthew M. Burke, MBA, RN, MSN, APRN-B – Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Joseph W. Fay, MD – Baylor University Medical Center
Keith L. Knutson, PhD – Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida
Hideho Okada, MD, PhD – University of California San Francisco
John D. Powderly II, MD, CPI – Carolina BioOncology Institute, PLLC
Brian I. Rini, MD – Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Alexander Spira, MD, PhD – Virginia Cancer Specialists
Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN – Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

Topics: Immunology 101 for the Non-Immunologist, Basic Principles of Tumor Immunotherapy, Basic Mechanisms of Tumor Immune Suppression, Cytokines: Interferons, Interleukins and Beyond, Understanding Checkpoint Inhibitors: Approved Agents, Drugs in Development and Combination Strategies, Oncolytic Viruses as Tumor Immunotherapy Agents, Current Status of Chimeric and Adoptive T Cell Therapy, Is There a Role for Radiation Therapy and Immunotherapy?

4 Dec - 4 Dec 2015
New Orleans
United States of America
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