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Oncology Nursing Conference - Keeping Up With Cancer


  Friday November 22th, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

Margaret Gilbertsen, RN

Mary Callaghan, MN, RN, AOCNS, APN

8:05 a.m. Clinical Trials: Myths and Barriers

Jessica Altman, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology

8:50 a.m. KEYNOTE:
The Role of Nursing in Developmental Therapeutics

Frank Giles, MD, MB, FRCPI, FRCPath
Professor, Hematology/Oncology

Ellen Dammrich, MSN, FNP-BC
Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics

Hannah Garrett, MSN, AGPCNP-BC
Northwestern Medicine

9:50 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:00 a.m. Cancer Survivorship: The Changing Role of the Nurse

Karen Kinahan, RN, MS, PCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist

10:45 a.m. Childhood Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: Survivorship & Transition

Karina Danner Koptik, RN, MSN, APN-CPON
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

11:30 a.m. Sexuality and Cancer

Mary Jo Graden, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker, Women's Cancer Program

12:15 a.m. Lunch
Role of Genetics
1:15 p.m. Overview on Cancer Genetics

Sarah Jackson, MD, MS, CGC
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Cancer Genetics Program

1:45 p.m. Colon Cancer Genetics

Virginia Kaklamani, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology

2:00 p.m. Breast Cancer Genetics Virginia Kaklamani, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology
2:15 p.m. Lung Cancer Genetics Melissa Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
2:30 p.m. Melanoma Cancer Genetics

Pedram Gerami, MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology and Pediatrics

2:45 p.m. Question and Answer

Moderator: Sarah Jackson, MD, MS, CGC

3:00 p.m. Break & Exhibits
3:10 p.m. Geriatric Survivorship

June McKoy, MD, MPH, JD, MBA
Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Preventive Medicine

3:40 p.m. End of Life Care: Breaking Through Barriers

Mary Mulcahy, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology

Randi Belisomo, MSJ
WGN reporter

4:25 p.m. Completion of Evaluations

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