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Emerging Therapies in Oncology: From Phase I and Beyond
Nov. 3, 2017
Dan L. Duncan Building (CPB), Floor 8
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1155 Pressler St.
Houston Texas 77030
Conf. #: D117207
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
This conference should be of value physicians, fellows, investigators, study coordinators and nurses.
- Conference Brochure
- Conference Agenda
- Conference Speakers and Committee
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, schedule conflicts and so forth.
Please let us know what specific topics, issues or questions you wish to see addressed or emphasized in this activity. Fax CME/Conference Management at 713-794-1724 or email email@example.com. All responses will be forwarded to the Program Chair for consideration.
This workshop will provide a unique opportunity for oncologists and other health professionals to hear from leading experts in medical oncology as well as clinical and translational research. This educational workshop is directed toward medical oncologists, translational researchers (MDs and PhDs), and drug developers from academia and industry interested in cancer drug development. Other health professionals interested in the treatment of cancer are also invited to attend.
After attending the conference, participants should be able to:
- Incorporate the appropriate referral of patients for consideration of clinical trials into clinical practice (knowledge, competence, performance);
- Incorporate the latest data on novel therapies for common cancers into clinical practice (knowledge, competence, performance);
- Assimilate the latest emerging therapies or refer patients for consideration of clinical trials to improve patient outcomes (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);
- Practice precision medicine and incorporate appropriate tests in clinical practice (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes).
- Questions and Answers
A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.
Accreditation/Credit Designation Information
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM or certificates documenting attendance will be distributed to participants as they depart the symposium. To obtain a CME certificate, physicians must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire and a CME Verification Form.
Upon request, a record of attendance (certificate) will be provided on-site to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has implemented a process whereby everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could potentially affect the information presented. MD Anderson also requires that all faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products. Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.
Physician Payments Sunshine Act
MD Anderson complies with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Accordingly, we may be required to collect information on transfer of value provided to any covered recipient under the ACA.
General Registration Information
- Pre-registration is now closed, on-site registration opens at 8:00 am on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Duncan Building (CPB), Floor 8 Conference Center, 1155 Pressler St., Houston, Texas.
- The opening session of the conference will begin at 8:50 am adjourn at 5:00 pm.
- The conference registration fee includes the tuition, final program pages, breakfasts, lunches and breaks.
- Advanced registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited.
- The deadline for advanced registration is Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.
Conference Registration Fees
Postmarked by Oct. 13, 2017
- Physicians (MDs/DOs): $175.00
- Other Healthcare Professionals/Trainees: $75.00
- MDA Physicians (MDs/DOs): $105.00
- MDA Healthcare Professionals/Trainees: $50.00
Postmarked after Oct. 13, 2017
- Physicians (MDs/DOs): $200.00
- Other Healthcare Professionals/Trainees: $100.00
- MDA Physicians (MDs/DOs): $125.00
- MDA Healthcare Professionals/Trainees: $75.00
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Check (payable to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, through U.S. banks only)
- Money order
- Credit cards (MasterCard, Visa and American Express)
- Cash (on-site registration only)
If you register online, a receipt/confirmation letter will be automatically emailed to the email address you list on the registration form. If you register by fax or mail, a receipt/confirmation letter will be sent to you within 10 working days of the receipt of your fee.
The registration fee, minus a $50 administrative handling fee, is refundable if a written request is received on or before Friday, October 13, 2017. No refunds will be granted after that date.The request for a registration refund must include the tax identification number of the company or institution if registration was paid by a company or institution check.
The Department of CME/ConferenceManagement reserves the right to cancel activities prior to the scheduled date, if low enrollment or other circumstances make it necessary.
Each registrant will be notified by mail,email, or at the phone or fax numbers given on the registration form.
In case of activity cancellation, the liability of the Department of CME/ConferenceManagement is limited to the registration fee. CME/Conference Management will refund the full registration fee.
The Department of CME/ConferenceManagement reserves the right to limit the number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available. Please check the website www.mdanderson.org/conferences
For additional information, contact CME/Conference Management at 713-792-2223 or toll free at 866-849-5866.
Hotel and Transportation
- A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel, 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas.
- Early reservation is suggested.
- The hotel phone number is 713-796-0080. The toll free number is 1-800-228-9290.
- When you make reservations be sure to mention the “MD Phase I ClinicalTrials Workshop Conference” to be assured of receiving the special meeting rate of $99.00 single or double occupancy. Please add 17% Texas state and local taxes.
- Room Reservation Website: Book your group rate for MDA Phase I Clinical Trials Workshop Conference.
- Reservations and deposits received after Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, will be confirmed if space is available and at currently published hotel guest room rates.
(Prices are subject to change)
- Houston is served by two airports, George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU).
- Taxicabs are available at an estimated cost of $50-$60 to or from William P. Hobby Airport or George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
- SuperShuttle operates a shuttle bus between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel, for $27 one-way and $53 round-trip. For more information, call 713-523-8888 or toll free at 1-800-258-3826, or online at www.supershuttle.com
- SuperShuttle operates a shuttle bus between William P. Hobby Airport and the Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel for $23 one-way and $43 round trip. For more information, call 713-523-8888 or toll-free at 1-800-258-3826, or online at www.supershuttle.com
Parking for the Cancer Prevention Building is available under the Mays Clinic Building, which is adjacent to the Cancer Prevention Building.
Valet parking ($15/day) is available by entering ENTRANCE 7, at Richard J.V. Johnson Boulevard at Holcombe Blvd. (South side of Holcombe Blvd.)
Self-Parking ($12/day) is available in the Mays Clinic Garage through ENTRANCE 5, which is located off Bertner Avenue. Bertner Avenue is adjacent to Mays Clinic and crosses Holcombe Blvd.
Please remember to bring your parking ticket with you as you must pay for parking before you leave the garage.
Directions to MD Anderson
Houston Area Information
Photographing, audio taping and video taping are prohibited.
Contact the Department of CME/Conference Management if you have any special dietary or ADA accommodation needs.
- Local phone: 713-792-2223
- Toll-free: 866-849-5866
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org