NCAN has officially opened up registration for the 2017 Charlotte NET Patient Conference for Saturday, March 25th, 2017!
8 AM – 9 AM Registration and Breakfast
9 AM – 9:10 AM Welcome- Tricia Wahmann, NCAN
9:10 – 9:45 AM Surgery and Related Therapies for NET Liver Metastasis- David Iannitti, MD
9:45 – 10:15 AM NET Clinical Trials- Reza Nazemzadeh, MD
10:15 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Treating NETS: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective-Matthew Eves, MD
11:00 – 11:30 AM New Medical Treatment Options for Carcinoid / NET Cancer Patients- Brian Morse, MD
11:30 – 12:30 PM Question and Answer
12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM The Significance of Patient Advocacy- Maryann Wahmann, Ronda Ayala, Judy Golz
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Networking for Patients
Meet the Speakers:
David Iannitti, MD- Surgery
Dr. Iannitti is the Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HBP) Surgery. In addition to clinical research in the area of surgical approaches to treat diseases of the digestive tract, he is engaged in basic research that focuses on the development and characterization of microwave ablation technology for the ablation of tumor masses. Dr. Iannitti also collaborates closely with Dr. McKillop in ongoing projects that address the fundamental pathophysiology of Hepatocellular carcinoma development and progression. Dr. Iannitti also oversees the HBP Fellows program at CMC including the research and clinical components.
Reza Nazemzadeh MD- Medical Oncology
Dr. Nazemzadeh graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2000. He works in Charlotte, NC and specializes in Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Nazemzadeh is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center.
Matthew Eves, MD- Gastroenterology
Dr. Matthew Eves is a gastroenterologist in Mobile, Alabama and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Huntsville Hospital and Mizell Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Brian Morse, MD- Radiology
Dr. Morse is an Assistant Member in the diagnostic Imaging section of Moffitt Cancer Center and holds a co-appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncologic Sciences at the University of South Florida. He received a BA in Microbiology from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his radiology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas where he served as radiology chief-resident during his final year. After residency, Dr. Morse completed fellowship training in cross-sectional imaging with an emphasis in body MRI at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Morse is a reviewer for several journals and has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals. His clinical expertise includes the use of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiographs and fluoroscopy to diagnose cancer and assess treatment response, particularly of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary organs. His research interests focus on imaging of neuroendocrine tumors.
Important information about this conference:
Where: Charlotte Marriott SouthPark – 2200 Rexford Road, Charlotte, NC 20211
Cost: $20 includes: breakfast, lunch, and breaks.
Special Rate for the hotel is available when booked BEFORE March 3rd. $129/night. You can book your room here!
Self-Parking is FREE.