17th Annual Hematology and Breast Cancer Update


Continuing Medical Education

Jan. 15–16, 2016

Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Sentinel Hotel
  • The 17th Annual Hematology and Breast Cancer Update is a multiple-day course designed for hematologists, oncologists and related healthcare professionals in clinical practice. Our faculty will review and provide updates on a wide range of current topics in hematology and breast cancer therapy. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned about:
    • How to incorporate the latest findings in hematology research into their practice.
    • New therapies for hematologic malignances,including novel therapies for myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative syndrome.
    • New diagnostic and treatment options for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and thrombosis.
    • Updates in the treatment of local and advancedbreast cancer.

    Expert analysis and interpretation of the latest findings from the 2015 American Society of Hematology and the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer meetings will provide a bridge between research and practice.

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Guest Speaker:
Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of medicine; Chair, hematology and medical oncology, Mayo Clinic in Arizona; Deputy director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center




Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8 –9 a.m. Update in Myeloproliferative Syndromes
Ruben A. Mesa, M.D. F.A.C.P.

9 –9:45 a.m. Update in Myeloma
Eva Medvedova, M.D.

9:45 –10:30 a.m. Update in Myelodysplasia
Kim-Hien Dao, D.O., Ph.D.

10:30 –10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 –11:30 a.m. Update in CML
Michael Heinrich, M.D.

11:30 a.m. –12:15 p.m. Update in General Hematology
Thomas DeLoughery, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.W.M.

12:15 –1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 –2:15 p.m. Update in CLL
Alexey Danilov, M.D., Ph.D.

2:15 –3 p.m. Update in Acute Leukemia
Elie Traer, M.D., Ph.D.

3 –3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 –4:15 p.m. Update in Lymphoma
Craig Okada, M.D.

4:15 –5 p.m. Update in Stem Cell Transplant
Richard Maziarz, M.D.

5 p.m. Adjourn


Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8 –8:45 a.m. Hemostasis Update
Michael Recht, M.D., Ph.D.

8:45 –9:30 a.m. Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Update
Thomas DeLoughery, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.W.M.

9:30 –10:15 a.m. Update in Transfusion Medicine
Trisha Wong, M.D., M.S.

10:15 –10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m. Breast Cancer Review
Alex Denes, M.D. and Kathleen Kemmer, M.D.

12:30 p.m. Adjourn



Credit Statement


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity approved for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration and contact

Who should attend

Hematologists, oncologists and related health care professionals

Registration and fees

Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on Friday, Jan. 15, and continental breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 16. All course materials are included with registration. Early registration is encouraged, as enrollment is limited. No refunds can be issued after Jan. 13, 2016. Register online.

Registration fee: $75 for non-OHSU medical professionals and no charge for OHSU medical professionals. $250 for pharmaceutical representatives and $150 for non-medical professionals.

Tuition is provided for OHSU Hematology and Medical Oncology faculty and fellows; registration still required.


For more information, please call 503 418-9581 or email .