The 27th Annual Fall Foliage
Cancer Conference

October 23-24, 2015
The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Asheville, North Carolina

Register Online for the 27 thAnnual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference

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View the 2014  Fall Foliage Cancer Conference Brochure

View the 2013  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 Lung Cancer”.  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 # 102115COMMUNITY, 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.

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

CharlotteAHEC

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.

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 23, 2015

12:50pm - 1:00pm

Welcome and Introductions
Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom C
Scott D. Skibo, MD, FCCP, Activity Director

1:00pm – 1:50pm

Lung Cancer Prehabilitation
Andrea B. McKee, MD

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

EBUS For Staging And Restaging
In The Era Of Molecular Testing &
Strategies For Malignant Effusions
Michael A. Nead, MD, PHD

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

Immunotherapy In Lung Cancer;
A New Modality And A New Paradigm
Neal E. Ready, MD, PHD

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

The Pulmonary Nodule: Advanced
Endoscopic Diagnostics And Emerging
Endoscopic Therapeutics
Jennifer S. Mattingley, MD

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

Reception and Exhibits,
Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom B

 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

8:00am – 8:50am

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
Sammons Wing, Heritage Ballroom B

8:50am – 9:00am

Remarks, Sammons Wing,
Heritage Ballroom C
Scott D. Skibo, MD, FCCP, Activity Director

9:00am – 9:50am

SBRT For Lung Cancer
Brian D. Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO

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

Lung Cancer Screening Update
Mark R. Bowling, MD, FCCP

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

Update In Targeted Therapies For
Lung Cancer Patients
Edward S. Kim, MD

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

Smoking And Lung Cancer: Clinical,
Biologic, And Behavioral Considerations
Graham W. Warren, MD, PHD

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

Lung Cancer: Surgical Management
Of Early Stage Disease
Betty C. Tong, MD, MHS

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

Lung Cancer Panel: Case Discussions
Edward Kim, MD, Betty Tong, MD, Graham Warren, MD

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

Closing Remarks,
Scott D. Skibo, MD, FCCP, Activity Director

 

 

Activity Director

Scott D. Skibo, MD, FCCP
Pulmonary Medicine, 21st Century Oncology
Clyde, NC

Faculty

Mark R. Bowling, MD, FCCP
East Carolina University School of Medicine
and Vidant Health
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
and Pulmonary Diagnostic Services
Associate Division Chief of Pulmonary
and Critical Care Medicine
Vice Chair of Internal Medicine for Clinical Affairs
Greenville, NC

Michael A. Nead, MD, PHD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine,
Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine
Rochester, NY

Brian D. Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Rocky Mountain Gamma Knife at the
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO

Neal E. Ready, MD, PHD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Edward S. Kim, MD
Chair, Department of Solid Tumor Oncology
and Investigational Therapeutics
Levine Cancer Institute
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte, NC

Betty C. Tong, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Jennifer S. Mattingley, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, WI

Graham W. Warren, MD, PHD
Associate Professor
Vice Chairman for Research in Radiation Oncology
Department of Radiation Oncology
Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology
and Experimental Therapeutics
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Andrea B. McKee, MD
Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

 

 

 



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.