6th Annual Newton Family Esophageal Cancer Foundation/WECAN Research Forum

OHSU Knight Cancer Center/Mike Newton
Esophageal Cancer Foundation

Location: Kohler Pavilion, Room 13000A
Date:  January 11, 2014

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7:45 am
Continental breakfast, KPV 13000B

8:00 am
Introduction – John Hunter, MD; Chair, Department of Surgery and Charles Thomas, MD; Chair, Department of Radiation Medicine

8:15 am
“Update on DNA alterations in esophageal cancer” Christopher Corless, MD; Department of Pathology

8:35 am
“Salvage esophagectomy for advanced or persistent disease” Steven Swisher, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

9:35 am
“Topic TBD“ Melissa Wong, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology

9:55 am
“Topic TBD“ James Dolan, MD; Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery

10:15 am

10:30 am
“A decade of minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer at OHSU: Lessons learned, new questions to answer” John Hunter, MD; Chair, Department of Surgery

10:50 am
“Role of tumor microenvironment in recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with potential applications to esophageal cancer” Sophia Bornstein, MD, PhD, PGY4, Department of Radiation Medicine

11:10 am
“Society of Thoracic Surgery and other databases for esophageal cancer” Paul Schipper, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

11:30 am
“Topic TBD” Paul Barnes, MD; Paul Barnes Lab

11:50 am
“Advances in endoscopic therapy for esophageal cancer” Brintha Enestvedt, MD; Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology

12:10 pm
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