October 21-22, 2016
The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Asheville, North Carolina

Register Online for the 28 thAnnual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference

Conference Hotel Reservations

View the 2016  Fall Foliage Cancer Conference Save The Date Postcard

View the 2016  Fall Foliage Cancer Conference Brochure


 

Held annually in October, the Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference brings together a faculty of physicians distinguished as teachers and cancer specialists to share their knowledge and experience with the attendees. 

The overall theme of this year’s conference is “Update On Melanoma & GI Cancers”.  The general conference format will remain the same as previous years. 

Those wishing overnight accommodations are asked to make their own reservations with a hotel of their choice. Rooms have been blocked at The Omni Grove Park Inn under the name of Fall Foliage Cancer Conference, Group # 10201628THANNUA, however, they go quickly. October is a popular vacation month in the Asheville area, so early reservations are essential. To phone The Omni Grove Park Inn directly, call (828) 252-2711 or (800) 438-0050 or go to the following link to book your room:

http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/asheville-grove-park/meetings/28th-annual-fall-foliage

 

The formal program will be posted on this website as soon as the final speaker confirmations are received.

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Credit Designation

The Carolinas Healthcare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASRT: This activity is approved for up to 10 hours Category A credit with the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

AAPA: This activity is approved for 10.00 AAPA Category 1 credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Carolinas Healthcare System/Charlotte AHEC and Community Cancer Education, Inc. The Carolinas Healthcare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Please contact Nancy Robinson, Conference Coordinator, with questions at
(828) 277-9706.

FALL FOLIAGE CANCER CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, October 21, 2016

12:50pm - 1:00pm

Welcome and Introductions
Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom C
Barton Paschal, MD, Activity Medical Director

1:00pm – 1:50pm

Advances in Melanoma Genetics and Genomics
Kavita Sarin, MD, PhD

1:50pm - 2:00pm
Questions and Answers
2:00pm – 2:50pm

Melanoma Surgery in the Era of Effective Systemic Therapies
David Ollila, MD

2:50pm – 3:00pm
Questions and Answers
3:00pm – 3:50pm

Immunotherapeutic Advances in the Treatment of Melanoma
Asim Amin, MD, PhD

3:50pm – 4:00pm
Questions and Answers
4:00pm – 4:50pm

High Dose Radiation Therapy combined with Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Melanoma                                               Christopher Barker, MD

4:50pm – 5:00pm
Questions and Answers
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Reception, Heritage Ballroom B

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

8:00am – 8:50am

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom B

8:50am – 9:00am

Remarks, Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom C
Barton R. Paschal, MD, Activity Medical Director

9:00am – 9:50am

Cancer Stem Cell Therapies for GI Cancers
Bert O’Neil, MD

9:50am – 10:00am
Questions and Answers
10:00am – 10:50am

Lynch Syndrome – Universal Screening
Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC

10:50am – 11:00am
Questions and Answers
11:00am – 11:50am

Chemoradiation GE Junction
Manisha Palta, MD

11:50am - 12:00pm
Questions and Answers
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch, Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom B
1:00pm – 1:50pm

Immunotherapy: Anti PD Therapy in the
Treatment of Colon Cancer
Amit Mahipal, MBBS, MPH

1:50pm– 2:00pm
Questions and Answers
2:00pm – 2:50pm

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Liver Metastases
Sarah Hoffe, MD

2:50pm – 3:00pm
Questions and Answers
3:00pm – 3:50pm

GI Cancer Panel: Case Discussions

3:50pm – 4:00pm
Questions and Answers
4:00pm

Closing Remarks
Barton R. Paschal, MD
Activity Medical Director

 

 

Activity Director

Barton R. Paschal, MD
Medical Oncology/21st Century Oncology

Faculty

Asim Amin, MD
Co-Director, Immunotherapy
Department of Medical Oncology
Levine Cancer Institute
Charlotte, NC

Bert O’Neil, MD
Joseph W. and Jackie J. Cusick
Professor of Oncology
Director, Phase I & GI Oncology Programs
Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Christopher Barker, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
            Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Manisha Palta, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Sarah Hoffe, MD
Section Head, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Department of Radiation Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Morsani College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Tampa, FL

Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC
Research Genetic Counselor
Clinical Cancer Genetics Program
Division of Human Genetics
Department of Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

Amit Mahipal, MBBS, MPH
Senior Associate Consultant
Division of Medical Oncology
Department of Oncology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Kavita Sarin, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA


David W. Ollila, MD
James and Jesse Millis Distinguished
Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, UNC Melanoma Program
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

 

 



The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa

290 Macon Avenue,
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804
(828) 252-2711
(800) 438-0050
Grove Park Inn Resort
Directions:
Take I-240 to Charlotte Street (Exit 5-B).
Go North on Charlotte Street for 0.5 mile.
Turn Right on Macon Avenue.
Continue for 0.8 mile.
The Entrance is on the left.