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First Annual Louisiana Cancer Congress

Fri, March 29, 2019
7:00 AM to 2:45 PM (Central Daylight Time)

Drastic changes in healthcare reform and medical research are requiring oncology practices to think outside the box in order to maximize operations while continuing to improve cancer care delivery. Register today to experience a collaborative forum for exploring the most exciting clinical advances in cancer treatment, unique perspectives on the impact of national policies on state-level initiatives, and more!

Plus, with the 14th Annual Lympho-Maniac 70’s Party on Saturday, March 30 at the River City Ballroom, you won't want to miss the exciting networking opportunities this weekend has to offer! Separate registration is required for this event and can be found below.


7:00 AM

Registration Open, Networking Breakfast / Resource Center

8:00 AM

Welcome & Introductions
Ashish Udhrain, MD, FACP
President, Louisiana Oncology Society

Chadwick Landry
President, New Orleans Lympho-Maniac Cancer Fund


8:15 AM

Updates in Geriatric Oncology
Thomas Reske, MD, PhD
LSUHSC School of Medicine

9:00 AM

New Developments in Lymphoma
Nakhle Saba, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine

9:45 AM

Networking Break / Resource Center

10:00 AM

Integrative Oncology—From Research to Practice 
Ashish Udhrain, MD, FACP
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

10:45 AM

Lung Cancer 2019: Progress & Future Directions
Raja Mudad, MD
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

11:30 AM

Updates in Breast Cancer
Michele Loch, MD
LSU health New Orleans

12:15 PM

Networking Lunch / Resource Center

1:00 PM

What's New in Gastrointestinal Cancers 
Suma Satti-Reddy, MD
Oschner Medical Center

1:45 PM

Preparing for Reimbursement Challenges of the Next 12 Months
Sybil Green, JD, RPh, MHA
American Society of Clinical Oncology

2:30 PM

Closing Remarks

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Hotel & Travel Information

Harrah's New OrleansHarrah's New Orleans
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Please note there is no room block associated with this conference. If you would like to make a reservation, please call the hotel directly or book online.

CME/CE Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

logo-IMNE-120x84The Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc. (IMNE), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. IMNE designates this live activity for 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners
IMNE is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation. This educational program provides 4.75 contact hours of continuing education credit.

14th Annual Lympho-Maniac 70’s Party

Saturday, March 30, 7:30 PM – 12:30 AM

River City Ballroom in Mardi Gras World, New Orleans

nola-lymphomaniac On behalf of the New Orleans Lympho-Maniac Cancer Fund, you're invited to attend the 14th Annual Lympho-Maniac 70’s Party, a fundraiser supporting lower income families experiencing financial hardship from cancer treatment. Advance registration is $85 and can be found below.
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