5th Annual Esophageal Cancer Research Forum

OHSU Knight Cancer Center/Mike Newton
Esophageal Cancer Foundation

Location: Center for Health & Healing, Room 3070
Date:  January 12, 2013


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7:45 am
Continental breakfast, CHH 3070

8:00 am
Introduction - John Hunter, MD and Charles Thomas, MD 


8:15 am
Imaging endpoints in UGI tumors. Fergus Coakley, MD, Chair, Dept. of Radiology

8:35 am
The Knight Cancer Center Biolibrary- Opportunities for Research in Esophageal Cancer .
Devon Kelly, MS, Biolibrary Director, Knight Cancer Institute

8:55 am
ECRD. What is it good for? James Dolan, MD; Asst. Professor, Division of General Surgery 

9:15 am

Invited Speaker

9:30 am
When is organ sparing treatment appropriate in curable esophageal cancer? Wayne Hofstetter, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery Program, Dept. of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center

New Directions

10:30 am
Cancer-macrophage fusion in cancer progression. Melissa Wong, MD, Associate Professor, Dermatology

10:50 am
Global burden of esophageal cancer. Benjamin DiPardo, OHSU, MS-2

11:10 am
Preclinical research in altered phenotypes for recurrent upper aerodigestive track tumors and potential applications in esophageal cancer. Sophia Bornstein, MD; PhD, Holman Research Pathway Radiation Oncology Resident

11:30 am
Closing remarks