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Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Symposium

Type: Event
Start Date: October 20, 2017 07:30 AM
End Date: October 20, 2017 01:00 PM
Location: UCLA Luskin Conference Center
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The Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Daltrey Townshend Teen and Young Adult Cancer Program present

"A Catalyst Symposium on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Adolescents and Young Adults: The Next Generation of Care"

7:00AM: Continental Breakfast, Plateia Restaurant
7:30AM: Check-in
8:00AM: Introduction by Jacqueline Casillas, M.D., Medical Director, Daltrey Townshend Teen and Young Adult Cancer Program
8:15AM: Julie A. Wolfson, M.D., M.S.H.S. “Disparities in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Dan Douer, M.D. “Intensive Asparaginase is a Critical and Safe Component in the Contemporary Treatment of Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
9:45AM: Break
10:00AM: Gary Schiller, M.D. “CAR T-cell Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Opportunities and Challenges
10:45AM: Michael J. Burke, M.D. “Moving to the Age of Personalized Medicine: The COG Experience
11:30AM: Panel Discussion moderated by Jacqueline Casillas, M.D.
12:00PM: Lunch

The symposium will be videocast at the CTSI Partner institutions: LA Biomed/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

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Support for this symposium is generously provided by:
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Who Cares, Teen Cancer America 

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