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Kidney Cancer Patient, Survivor and Caregiver Conference

March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join UNC Lineberger and the Kidney Cancer Research Association for this annual conference at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. This special event is free, but please register online in advance.

Registration is now open
8 – 9 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9  a.m. Welcome and introduction
Tracy Rose, MD, MPH, UNC Lineberger
Ray Tan, MD, MSHPM, UNC Lineberger
9 – 9:30 a.m. Management of small renal masses (surveillance, ablative techniques, and surgery)
Marc Bjurlin, DO, UNC Lineberger
9:30 – 10 a.m. Updates in the use of cytoreductive nephrectomy
Ray Tan, MD, MSHPM, UNC Lineberger
10 – 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 – 10:50 a.m. Types of systemic treatment in renal cell carcinoma
Claud Grigg, MD, Levine Cancer Institute
10:50 – 11:20 a.m. New front-line combination strategies in metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Tian Zhang, MD, Duke University Hospital
11:20 – 11:50 a.m. Introduction to KCCure and current research efforts
Dena Battle, president, KCCure
Qing Zhang, PhD, UNC Lineberger
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
12:50 – 1:20 p.m. Genetics of renal cell carcinoma
Vijay Chaudhary, MD, Vidant Cancer Center
1:20 – 1:40 p.m. Advances in non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Tracy Rose, MD, MPH, UNC Lineberger
1:40 – 2:10 p.m. Common side effects to immunotherapy and management
Blaine Brower, FNP-BC, UNC Lineberger
2:10 – 2:30 p.m RCC town hall and panel discussion
Ray Tan, MD, MSHPM, Claud Grigg, MD, Tian Zhang, MD, Blaine Brower, FNP-BC
Moderator: Tracy Rose, MD, MPH



AC Hotel


Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill

Rizzo Center – McLean Hall

Sheraton Chapel Hill


William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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