Symposium 2011: Saturday Schedule

 

Saturday Schedule Friday Saturday Thursday

Navigating Cancer Care: What Every Patient Should Know
8:00 am-1:00 pm, December 3, 2011

Registration: 8:00 am
Program: 8:30 am- 1:00 pm

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007


8:00 am - Registration

8:30 am - Welcome/Introduction

John Marshall, MD
Director, Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


9:00 am
Is it in Your Genes? What You and Your Family Need to Know About Hereditary Cancer

Beth Peshkin, MS, CGC
Associate Professor of Oncology, Board Certified, Senior Genetic Counselor
Education Director, Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research
Co-director of Nontherapeutic Recruitment Shared Resource, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


9:30 am
Palliative Care

Andrew Putnam, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


10:00 am
Psycho-Social Care

Leonard Ellentuck, MSW, LGSW
Clinical Social Worker, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


10:30 am - Break
Meet the Staff

11:00 am
Nutritional Medicine and Symptom Management

Amelia Baker, RD, LD, CNSC
Nutritionist, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


11:30 am
Clinical Trials: Debunking the Myths, Getting the Facts and Navigating Your Way Through the System

Erin Sandene, RN, BSN, CCRC
Clinical Research Nurse for Breast/GI Oncology, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


12:00 pm
Navigating Your Health Insurance: Cancer Patient Information

Julie Feurtado, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


12:30 pm
Closing Remarks