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Novel Immunotherapies and Combinations

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Dr. Mario Sznol, Yale School of Medicine, provides a detailed description of the mechanism of action of immunotherapy agents and discusses early data on the use of combination therapies.

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Immunotherapy for Melanoma

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Dr. Mario Sznol, Yale School of Medicine, provides an overview of melanoma and its treatment, and discusses current melanoma immunotherapies and other agents under investigation.

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Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

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Dr. Julie Brahmer, Johns Hopkins University, discusses immunotherapies for NSCLC and SCLC, analyzes the relevant trial data and addresses the unique side effects of these therapies.

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Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects

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Dr. Evan J. Lipson, Johns Hopkins University, discusses the incidence and treatment of side effects of immunotherapy and compares them to chemotherapy toxicities.

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Join GRACE and Friends at the Cancer Immunotherapy Patient Forum Nov. 7th

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Cancer immunotherapy – also called immuno-oncology – uses a cancer patient’s own immune system to kill cancer cells. The number of cancer types that may benefit from immunotherapy is increasing – leading patients to wonder if the treatment is right for them.

GRACE, along with the Melanoma Research Alliance and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, will hold a patient forum Saturday, November 7, 2015 near Washington, DC. Patients and caregivers with melanoma, leukemia/lymphoma, lung, or genitourinary cancers will get the answers they want from leading immunotherapy experts. The event will take place at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

The topics include:

  • What is Immunotherapy & Its Mechanisms of Action?
  • The Current Role of Immunotherapy
  • Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects
  • Biomarkers and Patient Selection
  • Novel Immunotherapies and Combinations, and
  • New Approaches to Immunotherapy

Additionally, breakouts for melanoma, leukemia/lymphoma, lung and genitourinary cancers will give patients information about their specific conditions.

Registration is $25 per person.

View the agenda for additional details and a list of confirmed faculty.

Thanks to our Advocacy Partners

Aim at Melanoma, Bladder Cancer Action Network, Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Support Community, Free to Breathe, Lung Cancer Alliance, LUNGevity, Melanoma International Foundation, and the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Fund.

The Immunotherapy Patient Forum is supported in part by grants from Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, and Merck & Co., Inc.

 

 


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