CC2018: New Key to Cancer Cure: Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy (C)
This session has been identified and designated as Credit to Meet ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements for Cancer.
This Panel Session will provide an update on recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Programmed Death Receptor 1 Ligand (PD L1)-directed immunotherapy in Merkel cell carcinoma, and it will describe the implications of this advance for other solid tumors associated with viral etiologies.
- Lessons from Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
- Advances in Immunotherapy of Anal Cancer
- Cathy Eng, MD, Houston, TX
- The Shifting Role of Surgical Management in the Era of Immuno-Oncology
Ken Tanabe, MD
- Practicing surgeons
- Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
- Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
- Enhance the quality of patient care
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Faculty and Disclosures
Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS, Boston, MA - Replimune, Inc.: Compensation: CMO
Robert L. Ferris, MD, Pittsburgh, PA -Amgen: Advisory Board, EMD Serono: Advisory Board, Astra-Zeneca/MedImmune: Advisory Board, Clinical Trial, Research Funding, Lilly: Advisory Board, PPD : Advisory Board (Benitec, Immunicum), Bristol-Myers Squibb: Advisory Board, Clinical Trial, Research Funding
Cathy Eng, MD, Houston, TX - Roche,Bayer,Sirtex,Merck: Speaker's Bureau, Advaxis, Roche, Forty-Seven: Research Grants
Kenneth K. Tanabe, MD, FACS - Helix12: Equity: Board of Directors, Cancer Experts Now: Consulting Fees: consultant on medical second opinions, Best Doctors: Consulting Fees: consultant on medical second opinions, Leidos: Consulting Fees: grant reviewer, American Cancer Society: Honoraria: Editor, UpToDate: Royalties: Editor
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - No Disclosures
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - No Disclosures
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - No Disclosures
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - No Disclosures
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - No Disclosures
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - No Disclosures
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - No Disclosures
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - No Disclosures
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - No Disclosures
David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Mary T. Hawn, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), Houston, TX - No Disclosures
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - No Disclosures
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - No Disclosures
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - No Disclosures
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.
This educational activity is not eligible for CME or CE credits
- 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.00 Certificate of Completion
- 0.00 Self Assessment Credit