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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 survivor-ship, 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- 1:30 Nutrition in cancer patients (Lesley Klein)
1:30-2:00 Cancer Support Services (Mary Kauffman)
2:00 Closing Remarks (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