Markey Cancer Center Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference, Kentucky (POSTPONED, New Date To Be Announced)
04/26/2020 | 8:30am - 3:30pm
Patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers are invited to attend a day-long neuroendocrine tumor (NET) conference at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington, Kentucky to learn about the latest information and developments regarding the management of NETs. Talks will be presented by multidisciplinary NET specialists, including nationally recognized key opinion leaders. The keynote speaker will be Elise Kohn, MD, who is Head of the NET Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program at the NCI in Bethesda, Maryland. Her presentation will focus on Demystifying Clinical Trials for Patients.
Among the conference topics covered will be an Overview of Neuroendocrine Tumors, Surgical Treatment of NETs, PRRT, Management of Functional NETs and Carcinoid Heart Disease, Targeted and Chemo Therapies in NETs, Thoracic NETs, Nutritional Needs of NET Patients, and How the NCI Develops Drugs and What’s on the Horizon for NETs.