Practical Applications of New Agents in Oncology Conference
20th Annual Practical Applications of New Agents in Oncology
February 1-2, 2019
Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the country. Educating healthcare professionals about newly available agents in oncology is critical. Information on new immunotherapies will be available, as well as a discussion of new clinical studies for anticancer agents.
There will also be a focus on the numerous new immune targets and immunotherapies that have been approved over the last several years, as well as those that are likely to be approved. Several world-renowned and local speakers will discuss how to incorporate these agents into standard clinical practice, providing guidance to the front-line clinicians, nurses, and pharmacists regarding current or projected appropriate use of these therapeutics.
- Focus on interprofessional strategies to promote patient-centered care
- Learn from experts...featured speakers discuss precision oncology, palliative care, and more
- Learn how new agents are transforming cancer treatment
- Clinical Track...practical strategies for implementing USP800 Guidelines
- Transitional Trials Track...incorporate novel agents into clinical practice
- Meet the Experts reception
Who should attend?
Presentations will be in an attractive case-based format and represent national points of view, making it a stimulating meeting for primary care and oncology clinicians, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and other health professionals and medical students.
The following continuing education will be offered at this conference:
- Continuing Medical Education (CME)
- Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
- Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
- Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)
Locations and times
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (Room 6)
900 E. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Friday sessions: 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
|4:00 PM - 5:30 PM||Registration, Reception & Exhibits|
|5:30 PM - 6:10 PM||
The Evolving Standard of Care in Multiple Myeloma
|6:10 PM - 6:50 PM||
Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Going, Going Gone?
|6:50 PM - 7:30 PM||
Key Takeaways from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2018
Saturday sessions: 7:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.
|7:00 AM - 8:00 AM||Registration, Exhibits, and Breakfast|
|8:00 AM - 8:40 AM||
GYN New Drugs
|8:40 AM - 9:20 AM||
How Precise is Precision Cancer Medicine?
|9:20 AM - 10:00 AM||
Immunotherapy- What Comes Next?
|10:00 AM - 10:30 AM||Break and Exhibits|
|10:30 AM - 11:00 AM||
Track 1- Practice Change in Hematology: MDS/MPN: Machinating the Malady of Molecular Markers
Track 2- Patient-centered Management: Biosimilars: Ready or Not, Here They Come
|11:00 AM - 11:30 AM||
Track 1- Practice Change in Hematology: Towards a Cure in MDS
Track 2- Patient-centered Management: Belling the Cat: Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) in Cancer Care
|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM||
Track 1- Practice Change in Hematology: New Agents in Benign Hematology
Track 2- Patient-centered Management: Strategies in Patient and Family Centered Oncology Care
|12:00 PM - 12:15 PM||Discussion|
|12:15 PM - 1:00 PM||Lunch and Exhibits|
|1:00 PM - 1:40 PM||
Emerging Oncologic Emergencies with Immuno Targeted Therapy
|1:40 PM - 2:00 PM||
A Global Challenge: Executing Opioid Safe Practices for Cancer Patients
|2:00 PM - 2:30 PM||Break|
|2:30 PM - 3:10 PM||
Renal Cell Cancers
|3:10 PM - 3:40 PM||
New Agents and Immunotherapy Potential for Treating Pancreatic Cancer
|3:40 PM - 4:10 PM||
New Agents in Oncology
Spend the weekend on the San Antonio River Walk. We have obtained a discounted rate of $189/night for our attendees at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, which is adjacent to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Enjoy a stay at our newly renovated hotel, located at the gateway of the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, and within walking distance to the Alamo, popular riverside restaurants, newly developed Hemisfair Park, and much more. This luxury hotel is in the heart of San Antonio's historic downtown offering convenient access to the most popular attractions while providing a quiet and inspiring place to unwind.
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205