2011 Focus On Mesothelioma


October 14, 2011
Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Conference Co-Chairs
Daniel Sterman, MD
Joseph Friedberg, MD

The Focus On Mesothelioma Conference is a full day designed to address the personal and medical issues facing those with mesothelioma; including those in treatment, survivors, their loved ones, and caregivers. Get information on the latest advances in Mesothelioma risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues; as well as the opportunity to network and gain support from other mesothelioma survivors.

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Agenda

OncoLink's Mesothelioma Ask the Experts

  • Asbestos Removal
  • Cancer in Lymph Nodes
  • Need a Lawyer With Mesothelioma Diagnosis?
  • Peritoneal Mesothelioma
  • Surgery for Mesothelioma

Speaker Presentations
Upcoming Cancer Center Events
Tricia Bruning

Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma
James Stevenson, MD

Radiation Options in Treatment of Mesothelioma
Keith Cengel, MD, PhD

Innovative Surgical Treatments - Pleural Mesothelioma
Joseph Friedberg, MD

Immunotherapy and Gene Therapy's Role in the Treatment of Pleural and Peritoneal Mesothelioma
Daniel Sterman, MD

From Bench to Bedside - The Latest in Translational Research for Mesothelioma
Steven Albedla, MD

Collaborative Efforts in Research and Treatment of Mesothelioma
Lee Krug, MD

Survivor Stories and Patient/Family Resources
Mary Hesdorffer, CRNP

Resilience Therapy and Coping Skills
Ruth Steinman, MD

Mindfulness Therapy
Michael Baime, MD

Conference Slideshow