BTF's 2024 Updates on Hematology and Oncology, Houston

Houston, TX US
July 27, 2024 to July 28, 2024

This CME-accredited oncology conference, BTF's 2024 Updates on Hematology and Oncology, Houston, is designed to improve the care of cancer patients by educating clinicians involved in cancer care.

Expert faculty will provide a comprehensive overview of practice-changing abstracts presented at the 2024 ASCO® Annual Meeting (ASCO2024) in June 2024. The program includes in-depth discussion and analysis of the latest scientific findings and practice-changing advances in the field. Expert faculty will place abstract findings from ASCO2024 into clinical contexts and discuss how the results may change the current standard of care. This conference is designed to provide physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with the latest updates in the field. It will highlight a multidisciplinary approach and the integration of new advances in patient-centered care.

Target Audience

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Oncology residents/fellows
  • Oncology NPs/PAs
  • Oncology pharmacists
  • Oncology nurses

Organizing Committee: 

Course Director:

Binay Shah, MD, MHA - Binaytara Foundation

Co-Chairs:

Banu Arun, MD - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Shilpan Shah, MD - Houston Methodist

VENUE INFORMATION

A limited number of rooms have been booked at the Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District at a discounted nightly rate of $179 per room for this conference's attendees and sponsors. Please book your room at the link here by June 27, 2024 to receive the discounted group rate.  

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss new and updated treatment options for patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors
  2. Identify side effects, indications, and contra-indications of therapies used to diagnose and treat cancers
  3. Explain how to effectively manage side-effects associated with cancer treatment
  4. Review abstracts presented at ASCO® 2024 and discuss their application in clinical settings

GLOBAL ONCOLOGY PROJECT

Click this link to learn more about our ongoing project building a 200-bed cancer hospital in Nepal: https://binayfoundation.org/cancer-hospital/

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 ABIM MOC II
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11.00 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Binaytara Foundation is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Binaytara Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the criteria for up to 11.00 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
  • 11.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17035, for 11.00 Contact Hours.
Course opens: 
11/07/2023
Course expires: 
09/06/2024
Event starts: 
07/27/2024 - 8:00am PDT
Event ends: 
07/28/2024 - 12:15pm PDT
Cost:
$350.00

DAY 1 - JULY 27th, 2024


All times below are listed in Central Time (CT).

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM  Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibits


08:00 AM – 08:05 AM  Welcome

08:05 AM – 08:20 AM  Binaytara Foundation's Efforts in Improving Cancer Care Disparities - Binay Shah, MD, MHA


08:20 AM – 09:50 AM  Session 1 - Hematologic Malignancies

Session Chair: Shilpan Shah, MD

08:20 AM – 08:50 AM  MDS/Leukemias

08:50 AM – 09:20 AM  Multiple Myeloma

09:20 AM – 09:50 AM  Lymphoma & CLL


09:50 AM – 10:20 AM  Break & Exhibits


10:20 AM – 11:50 AM  Session 2 - Thoracic Oncology

Session Chair: 

10:20 AM –10:50 AM  Early-Stage NSCLC

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM  Metastatic NSCLC

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM  Small Cell Lung Cancer


11:50 AM – 12:50 PM  Lunch & Exhibits


12:50 PM – 02:30 PM  Session 3 - Case-Based Presentations 1

Session Chair: 

12:50 PM – 01:10 PM  Case 1: Sarcoma

01:10 PM – 01:30 PM  Case 2: Brain Tumor Updates

01:30 PM – 01:50 PM  Case 3: Head Neck Cancer

01:50 PM – 02:10 PM  Case 4: Cellular Therapy

02:10 PM – 02:30 PM  Case 5: Palliative Care/Supportive Therapy


02:30 PM – 03:00 PM  Break & Exhibits


03:00 PM – 04:30 PM  Session 4 - Genitourinary Cancer

Session Chair:

03:00 PM – 03:30 PM  Prostate Cancer

03:30 PM – 04:00 PM  Bladder Cancer

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM  Kidney Cancer


DAY 2 - JULY 28th, 2024
 

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM  Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibits


08:00 AM – 09:00 AM  Session 5 - Case-Based Presentations 2

Session Chair: 

08:00 AM – 08:15 AM  Case 1: Gynecologic Cancer

08:15 AM – 08:30 AM  Case 2: GU Cancer

08:30 AM – 08:45 AM  Case 3: GI Cancer

08:45 AM – 09:00 AM  Case 4: Breast Cancer 


09:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Session 6 - GI Cancer

Session Chair: 

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM  Colorectal Cancer

09:30 AM – 10:00 AM  Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Malignancies

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Upper GI Cancer


10:30 AM – 10:45 AM  Break & Exhibits


10:45 AM – 12:15 PM  Session 7 - Breast Cancer

Session Chair: Banu Arun, MD

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM  Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM  HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM  Triple Negative Breast Cancer


12:15 PM   Adjourn

Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
United States

A limited number of rooms have been booked at the Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District at a discounted nightly rate of $179 per room for this conference's attendees and sponsors. Please book your room at the link here by June 27, 2024 to receive the discounted group rate.  

IDENTIFICATION AND MITIGATION OF POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTERESTS:

All conflict of interest has been identified and mitigated for individuals in control of contents.

PLANNING COMMITTEE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

None of the members of the planning committee, nor any member of their immediate families, have a relevant financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter of this educational activity and/or with the manufacturer(s) of commercial products and/or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational activity.

Course Director(s)

Binay Shah, MD, MHA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Available Credit

  • 11.00 ABIM MOC II
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11.00 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Binaytara Foundation is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Binaytara Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the criteria for up to 11.00 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
  • 11.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17035, for 11.00 Contact Hours.

If you are interested in exhibiting at this meeting, please visit our exhibit page here - https://education.binayfoundation.org/exhibit-information

 

Price

Cost:
$350.00
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POLICY ON INDUSTRY EMPLOYEE'S PARTICIPATION IN MARKETING/EDUCATION ACTIVITY AT THE CONFERENCE: 

All marketing and product promotion activities must occur in the designated exhibit hall or product theater space separate from the area where this accredited continuing education takes place. 

The exhibit and product promotion space is reserved only for companies that have purchased marketing and product promotion slots at the conference.  The individual registration fee doesn't include marketing or product theater privileges. Please refer to the sponsorship handbook for the types of marketing activities included in your display/sponsorship fees. 

If your company has NOT purchased a marketing opportunity such as an exhibit table, product theater slot or another type of marketing opportunity, you may not participate in any marketing activity or attempt to educate healthcare providers about your product or service. Industry attendees of companies without marketing opportunities must refrain from interacting with healthcare providers at this meeting in any form, including introducing themselves as an employee of the company, discussing the care of patients, handing out flyers and brochures, inviting participants to the company's other programs, etc.

Violating this policy will result in a fine equivalent to a general display fee for that conference. 

If your company has purchased an exhibit or sponsorship, please register at the link below to receive the discounted registration fees:

Link to register as an additional rep of a sponsoring company: https://education.binayfoundation.org/industry_registraiton_nocme .

NOTICE TO HCPS EMPLOYED BY THE INDUSTRY:

If you are employed by industry, including pharmaceuticals and biotech companies, you must pay the INDUSTRY REGISTRATION FEE to participate in any meeting organized by the Binaytara Foundation. If you misrepresented yourself as a healthcare provider not employed by the industry and failed to pay the Industry registration fee, the following fees apply:

  • If your company has purchased a display table at the event, you will be billed the full INDUSTRY REGISTRATION FEE plus a fine equivalent to the full industry registration fee for that event = 2 X the industry registration fee.
  • If your company has NOT purchased a display table at the event AND you attended the meeting without paying a full industry registration fee, you will be billed a full GENERAL DISPLAY FEE for that event. 
  • If your company has NOT purchased a display table at the event AND you attended the meeting paying a full industry registration fee, BUT YOU PARTICIPATED IN MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES, you will be billed a full GENERAL DISPLAY FEE for that event. 

Any outstanding display fee, registration fee, and fines must be paid before the industry employee or the company will be able to attend/display at our conferences again.

CANCELLATION POLICY

You may cancel your enrollment at any time. Cancellation fees apply as below:

  • 50% of the paid registration fee will be refunded if registration is canceled six weeks before the conference.
  • No refunds will be issued if registration is canceled after that date.  

No credits will be offered if you do not complete all required steps of this activity, including registration and participation in the live meeting.