Primer on Cancer Immunotherapy and Radiation

When:  Sep 12, 2019 from 8:40 AM to 12:30 PM (ET)
The Primer session is jointly provided by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM), in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine and Gustave Roussy.

The Primer Session on Cancer Immunotherapy and Radiation will be held on September 12, 2019 and is part of the 4th International Conference on Immunotherapy Radiotherapy Combinations from September 12 - 14, 2019. This session is CME-accredited.

Session Organizer:
Sandra Demaria, MD* – Weill Cornell Medicine

8:40 – 10:30 a.m.

Session I: Tumor Immunology

Keynote Lecture: Cancer Immunotherapy – Past, Present and Future

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD* – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Innate Immunity

Niroshana Anandasabapathy, MD, PhD* – Weill Cornell Medical College

Adaptive Immunity

Gary Koretzky, MD – Weill Cornell Medical College

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session II: Basic Principles of Radiation Therapy for the Immuno-Oncologist

Radiation Biology for Immunologists

William McBride, PhD – University of California, Los Angeles

Models and Mechanisms of Radiation Therapy and Immunotherapy

David Kirsch, MD, PhD – Duke University

Radiation Effects on Tumor Microenvironment

Mary-Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD – University of California, San Francisco

Questions to the Panel


*Denotes SITC Member

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Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


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