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Arizona Oncology’s Annual Medical Oncology and Hematology Update Symposium For Referring Physicians

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Shea Medical Center — Brady Conference Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260


Arizona Oncology’s Annual Medical Oncology and Hematology Update Symposium For Referring Physicians and Providers


Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Hematology/Oncology Residents & Fellows and other Allied Health Professionals.


This program will address critical issues related to the decision making for, and treatment of, patients diagnosed with cancer. The optimal care for cancer patients is ever changing with advances in screening and therapy. The goal is to update primary care providers and allied health professionals on the latest patient care recommendations, new advances in the diagnoses and treatment of cancer in a format that allows for timely application of evidenced-based protocols.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Prepare primary care for the growth of genomic data and the use of such data to develop individualized preventive strategies
Develop mechanisms for efficient, early referral to oncologists


07:00-07:50 am — Registration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibitors
07:50-08:00 am — Opening Remarks
08:00-08:30 am — New Anti-Cancer Agents/ Treatment updates: Immuno-therapy, Genomic testing, Car-T – Dr. Michael Roberts
08:30-09:15 am — Leukemia – Dr. Melissa Go
09:15-09:45 am — Lung Cancer Update date – Dr. Harshita Paripati
09:45-10:00 am — Break and Visit Exhibitors
10:00-10:30 am — Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing – Dr. Govardhanan Nagaiah
10:30-11:00 am — Survivorship: Co-Managing patients during cancer survivorship
11:00-11:45 am — Physician Resilience and Burnout - MICA Karen Everett, MICA
11:45 am — Thank you