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Lung Cancer Symposium

State of the Art Management of Lung Cancer: A Focus on a Multidisciplinary Approach to Lung Cancer

Topics will include lung cancer screenings, molecular therapeutics in lung cancer, the role of a pulmonologist in the management of lung cancer and more. 

When & Where

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Henry
300 Town Center Dr.
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 441-2000

CME Credit 

The Wayne State University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wayne State University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration & Cost

The cost to attend this event is as follows:

  • $75 for physicians
  • $25 for nurses and all other healthcare professionals
  • Free for students, residents, or fellows

We request that you register online. We will only be accepting credit card payment for this event. No registration refunds after Friday, September 27, 2013.

Program Information

Course Directors

Shirish Gadgeel, M.D.
Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team Leader
Professor of Oncology
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Associate Dean, Cancer Programs
Wayne State University
School of Medicine


Neha Amin, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Ayman Soubani, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Antoinette Wozniak, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Oncology
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Guest Faculty

Keynot Speaker - Paul A. Bunn, Jr., M.D.
James Dudley Chair in Cancer Research
Division of Medical Oncology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado

Lecia V. Sequist, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Center for Thoracic Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital

James R. Jett, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Division of Oncology
National Jewish Health
Denver, Coloradoz


*Please note this agenda is subject to change. 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.  Registration & Continental Breakfast 
8:00 – 8:05 a.m.  Welcome & Introduction
Shirish Gadgeel, MD,
Karmanos Cancer Institute
8:05 – 8:40 a.m.  Lung Cancer Screening
James Jett, MD
National Jewish Hospital, Colorado 
8:40 – 9:30 a.m.  Management of NSCLC in the Era of Molecular Therapeutics
Lecia Sequist, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
9:30 – 10:25 a.m.  Management of Oligometastatic Disease in Patients with Advanced NSCLC
Radiation Therapy – Neha Amin, MD, Karmanos Cancer Institute
Surgical Aspects – Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, MD, Karmanos Cancer Institute
Cryotherapy – Peter Littrup, MD, Karmanos Cancer Institute    
10:25 – 10:55 a.m.  Role of the Pulmonologist in Management of Lung Cancer
Ayman Soubani, MD
Karmanos Cancer Institute 
10:55 – 11:10 a.m.  Break
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Keynote Speaker – Genomics in Lung Cancer
Paul Bunn, MD
University of Colorado

12:05 – 12:35 p.m.  Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung Including Small Cell Lung Cancer
Antoinette Wozniak, MD
Karmanos Cancer Institute 
12:35 – 2:00 p.m.  Lunch & Case Presentations 

More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Vicki Salib at (313) 576-8722 or

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