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Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation Symposium, Miami

The Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation and the University of Miami are offering a symposium on the subject of renal (kidney) cancers.

The event will be held from 8:00 am (Registration) until 4 pm, on Saturday, March 2, 2019. It will be held in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - Conference Room 1301. The Sylvester Center is located at 1475 NW 12th Ave, in Miami, Florida.

Attendees will learn new information about renal cancer survivorship, surgical innovations, immunotherapies, and the University of Miami’s supportive resources. There is no cost to attend the symposium.

A free continental breakfast is provided during registration and a free lunch during the noon break at the symposium.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

8:00- 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:05 Introduction & Overview (Jaime Merchan, M.D.)
9:05-9:15 Video Presentation
9:15-9:45 Surgical Options for Renal Cell Carcinoma (Mark Gonzalgo, M.D.)
9:45- 10:15 Current Systemic Therapy Options for Renal Cell Carcinoma (Jaime Merchan, M.D.)  
10:15- 10:45 Psychological Social issues in cancer patients (Veronica Galego)
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Smart Patients (Robin Martinez)
11:30- 12:00 A Patients Guide to Clinical Trials (Dalissa Tejera, ARNP)
12:00-1:00 Lunch/Networking
1:00- 1:15 Nutrition in cancer patients (Lesley Klein)
1:15-1:35 Cancer Support Services (Mary Kauffman)
1:35- 2:00 Wrap up and adjourn (Jaime Merchan, M.D.)

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The Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Symposium in Miami is primarily sponsored by:


Sponsored in part by: Bristol Meyers Squibb