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2016 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™- Charlottesville, VA 

11-23-2016 14:58

2016 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™- Charlottesville, VA
October 14, 2016
Boar's Head Charlottesville, VA

Program Organizers
Patrick Dillon, MD – University of Virginia
Kathleen Haden, MSN, RN, ANP – University of Virginia
Craig L. Slingluff Jr., MD – University of Virginia

Program Summary
From the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), these enduring materials from the 2016 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™- Charlottesville, VA provide an overview of basic immunology principles and the mechanisms and clinical applications of immunotherapy for melanoma, lung cancer and genitourinary cancers. Attendees also took advantage of the opportunity for professional networking, promoting collaboration and scientific exchange with experts, clinical oncologists and other health care providers from the surrounding community. 

Presented by leading authorities in tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, these programs facilitated an understanding of:

  1. The basic principles of tumor immunology and immunotherapy.
  2. The clinical indications for immunotherapy and the appropriate selection and management of patients.
  3. Emerging concepts and agents in the cancer immunotherapy field.
  4. The therapeutic effectiveness of immunotherapy to ultimately improve patient outcomes. 
Intended Audience
The target audience for this program included clinical oncologists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, others involved in patient care, early career individuals, allied health professionals and patient advocates who wish to learn principles of tumor immunology and immunotherapy, as well as improve their ability to select patients for immunotherapy and provide state-of-the-art clinical management for their patients. 

Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly-evolving field of cancer immunotherapy, some of the content on this page may be out of date. For current information from SITC on cancer immunotherapy, scroll down to view Related Entries and Links.

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Immunology and Immunotherapy 101 for the Non-Immunologist...   6.93 MB   1 version
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Provides an overview of immunology principles that was covered during the program that provided a basis for understanding the mechanisms of immunotherapy approaches. The program on October 14 began by offering attendees the opportunity to ask questions about these slides, followed by a presentation about this information, especially as it pertains to immunotherapy. An optional additional 0.75 CME/CE credits are available for completing this module. Presenter: Victor H. Engelhard, PhD – University of Virginia
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Immunology and Immunotherapy 101 for the Non-Immunologist...   459.23 MB   1 version
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This video provides an overview of immunology principles that was covered during the program that provided a basis for understanding the mechanisms of immunotherapy approaches. The program on October 14 began by offering attendees the opportunity to ask questions about these slides, followed by a presentation about this information, especially as it pertains to immunotherapy. An optional additional 0.75 CME/CE credits are available for completing this module. Presenter: Victor H. Engelhard, PhD – University of Virginia
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Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy Presentation Slides   4.55 MB   1 version
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This presentation explains various immunotherapy approaches, including cancer vaccines, checkpoint inhibitors, and others. The presentation also discusses mechanisms of tumor immunosuppression and how to overcome immunosuppression. Presenter: Craig L. Slingluff Jr., MD- University of Virginia
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Basic Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy Presentation video   356.50 MB   1 version
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This video presentation explains various immunotherapy approaches, including cancer vaccines, checkpoint inhibitors, and others. The presentation also discusses mechanisms of tumor immunosuppression and how to overcome immunosuppression. Presenter: Craig L. Slingluff Jr., MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer Presentati...   3.50 MB   1 version
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In this presentation, case studies are used to explain immunotherapy as a treatment for lung cancer. Treatment management and adverse effects are also discussed. Presenter: Ryan Gentzler, MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer Presentati...   421.32 MB   1 version
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In this presentation video, case studies are used to explain immunotherapy as a treatment for lung cancer. Treatment management and adverse effects are also discussed. Presenter: Ryan Gentzler, MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Genitourinary Cancers ...   1.72 MB   1 version
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In this presentation, case studies are used to explain immunotherapy as a treatment for genitourinary cancers. Treatment management and adverse effects are also discussed. Presenter: Robert Dreicer, MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Genitourinary Cancers ...   257.75 MB   1 version
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In this presentation, case studies are used to explain immunotherapy as a treatment for genitourinary cancers. Treatment management and adverse effects are also discussed. Presenter: Robert Dreicer, MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy on the Horizon Presentation Slides   2.19 MB   1 version
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This presentation discusses promising research on potential new immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The presentation focuses on new treatments and combinations and addresses hurdles to furthering immunotherapy as a cancer treatment. Presenter: Patrick M. Dillon, MD- University of Virginia
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Immunotherapy on the Horizon Presentation Video   290.13 MB   1 version
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This presentation video discusses promising research on potential new immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The presentation focuses on new treatments and combinations and addresses hurdles to furthering immunotherapy as a cancer treatment. Presenter: Patrick M. Dillon, MD- University of Virginia
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Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks   306.06 MB   1 version
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