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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit - San Diego

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Hosted at UC San Diego School of Medicine

T. Denny Sanford Medical Education and Telemedicine Center

Osler Lane

La Jolla, CA 92092

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Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

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9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy - Aaron M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Aaron M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)with Tanya B. Dorff, M.D. (City of Hope); Roger S. Lo, M.D., Ph.D. (UCLA); Rebecca A. Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)

11:30am | Patient perspective: Hear from cancer survivor, Janie Ferling, who recieved immunotherapy treatment for melanoma

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of moderated, deeper dive discussions and Q&A with our experts in immunotherapy for:

  • breast cancer, moderated by Rebecca A. Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)
  • melanoma, moderated by Roger S. Lo, M.D., Ph.D. (UCLA)
  • prostate cancer, moderated by Tanya B. Dorff, M.D. (City of Hope)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Aaron M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)

3:30pm | Program close

Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute at patients@cancerresearch.org




Parking Information

If you are driving to the event, free self-parking is available at Osler Parking Structure (Osler Lane), which is a 5-10 minute walk from the Telemedicine Center. Directions as well as an interactive campus map can be viewed and downloaded here. Please email patients@cancerreseach.org if you have any questions.




This event is organized by the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute, and is made possible with generous support from the following:

GOLD SPONSOR
Bristol-Myers Squibb

SILVER SPONSOR
Merck

BRONZE SPONSORS
Genentech
GSK
Eli Lilly

Immunotherapy Foundation

Regeneron
Sanofi Genzyme

SPONSORS
Novartis
Pfizer




Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube.

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T. Denny Sanford Medical Education and Telemedicine Center

Osler Lane

La Jolla, CA 92092

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