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Oncology Health Care Professionals Conference

3rd Annual Health Care Professionals Conference

 DATE:  March 27th, 2015

Time: 8:30AM-4:00PM

Location: Booz Allen Hamilton Newman Auditorium

8283 Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA, 22102


The goal of this conference is to provide additional education and support to oncology nurses, social workers, and other professionals working in the oncology field. 


Tentative Agenda:

please note there may be changes to times and content prior to the conference


8:30 ? 8:45 - Introduction and Welcome


8:45 ? 9:45 ? Keynote Speaker

Using New Technologies to Advance Diagnosis and

Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies

 Sandeep Dave, MD, MS-  Director, Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program

Duke Cancer Institute


9:45 ? 11:00 - Breakout  Sessions

-          Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

-          Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

-          Myleoproliferative Neoplasms   

-          Solid Tumors


11:15 -12:30 - Update on New Drugs and Protocols for Hematologic Malignancies 


1:15 ? 2:30 ? Breakout Sessions

-          Evidenced-Based Management of Cancer Related Fatigue

-          Providing Quality End of Life Care

-          Transplant

-          Survivorship programs


2:30 ? 3:45 - Survivorship Care:  Planning for Action


3:45 ? 4:00 ? Closing and Evaluations



Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.  

 5 Free CEUs will be provided


Pre-Registration is Required.

registration link is now open

Contact Hunter Gunn at with any questions.


  A special thank you to Booz Allen Hamilton

for generously allowing us use of the

  Newman Auditorium


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last updated on Monday, February 23, 2015