The 2nd Annual Spring
Update on Cancer C.A.R.E.

May 13th - May 14th, 2011
The Rio All Suite Casino Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada


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Spring Update  Schedule

FRIDAY, May 13th, 2011



12:00 – 12:50  -  Registration and Exhibits

12:50 – 1:00  -  Welcome and Introduction
                              Paul Treadwell, M.D., Program Director

1:00 – 1:45  -  SBRT for Treatment of Primary Cancer and Metastases
                           Robert D. Timmerman, M.D.

1:45– 2:00  -  Questions and Answers

2:00 – 2:45  -  Proton Therapy in 2011: Clinical Indications, Limitations and Economics
                             Brian D. Lawenda, M.D.

2:45 – 3:00  -  Questions and Answers

3:00 – 3:45  -  Cannabinoids in Pain and Palliative Care
                              Donald Abrams, M.D.

3:45 – 4:00  -  Questions and Answers

4:00 – 4:45  -   Update on the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies:
                               A Focus of Targeted Therapies
                               John M. Pagel, M.D., PhD.

4:45 – 5:00  -  Questions and Answers



SATURDAY, MAY 14th, 2011



8:00 – 8:50  -  Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:50 – 9:00  -  Remarks,
                             Paul Treadwell, M.D. Program Director

9:00 – 9:45  -  Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation
                              Robert R. Kuske, M.D.

9:45 – 10:00  -  Questions and Answers

10:00 – 10:45  -  IMRT in Gynecologic Cancer
                               Arno J. Mundt III, M.D.

10:45 – 11:00  -  Questions and Answers

11:00 – 11:45  -  Target Therapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
                              Nicholas J. Vogelzang, M.D.

11:45 – 12:00  -  Questions and Answers

12:00 – 1:00  -  LUNCH

1:00 – 1:45  -  Reconstructive Breast Surgery
                          Amy K. Alderman, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.P.H.

1:45 – 2:00  -  Questions and Answers

2:00 – 2:45  -  Radiotherapy for Cancer of the Prostate 2011
                             Mack Roach III, M.D., F.A.C.R.

2:45 – 3:00  -  Questions and Answers

3:00 – 3:45  -  Panel Discussion – Targeted Therapies for Prostate Cancer
                             Arno J. Mundt III, M.D., Nicholas J. Vogelzang, M.D.

3:45 – 4:00  -  Questions and Answers

4:00  -  Closing Remarks,
                Paul Treadwell, M.D. Program Director



Faculty List


Donald I. Abrams, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Amy K. Alderman, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.P.H.
The Swan Center for Plastic Surgery
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert R. Kuske, M.D.
Radiation Oncology
Arizona Breast Cancer Specialists
Scottsdale, Arizona

Brian D. Lawenda, M.D.
Radiation Oncology
21st Century Oncology
Las Vegas, Nevada

Arno J. Mundt, III, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Diego

John M. Pagel, M.D., PH.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington, Seattle

Mack Roach III, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Professor, Department of Urology
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, San Francisco

Robert D. Timmerman, M.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department of Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Nicholas J. Vogelzang, M.D.
Medical Oncology and Cancer Research
Co-Chair, Genitourinary Committee, US Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada