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Nevada Cancer Control Summit

Nevada Cancer Control Summit

Carpenters International Training Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 12, 2023

Hosted by Nevada Cancer Coalition, the Nevada Cancer Control Summit is a statewide conference featuring sessions on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum. The Summit brings together physicians, nurses, advocates, survivors, administrators, and more to share cutting-edge information, update practitioners on the latest topics in cancer care, and strengthen the coalition to further cancer control efforts in Nevada.

The Summit offers continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, cancer registry professionals, and oftentimes credits for other specialty areas.

2022 AGENDA & SPEAKERS

2022 Agenda

Please note, this agenda is still in draft. Topic names are subject to change. Speakers are still being confirmed.

8 a.m. - Breakfast sponsored by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Cancer In Nevada: Where are we?
Dr. Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Director, CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control 

In this session we'll look at current cancer incidence and mortality in Nevada, disparities, barriers, impacts of COVID-19, current screening guidelines, and more.

9:15 - 10 a.m. Precision Oncology: Delivering Exact and Reliable Cancer Care
Dr. Lee Schwartzberg, Renown Institute for Cancer

10 - 10:30 a.m. Exhibits and Break, sponsored by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. What's New in Treatment of Myeloma
Dr. Mehrdad Abedi, Professor, Hematology/Oncology, U.C. Davis Health System

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Practice Improvement: Expanding the Support Team to Increase Capacity
Katherine M. Salkanovic, MBA-HM, CPXP, Cure 4 The Kids

In this session we'll look at how adding patient support staff can help to improve patient-provider communication, enhance patient compliance, reduce patient anxiety and stress, and free up time for high- and mid-level providers to treat patients. 

12 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch, Exhibits & Awards sponsored by GRAIL

1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: Educating and Retaining a Cancer Careforce
We'll facilitate a discussion with leaders from Nevada's medical and nursing schools to learn what schools are doing to help fill the education and workforce pipeline and how Nevada's healthcare providers and stakeholders can help to retain newly trained workers. Panel participants include Luther Brewster, Roseman University; Brian Lauf, University of Nevada, Reno; Andrea Gregg, High Sierra AHEC; and Megan Comlossy, The Larsen Institute.

2:45 - 3 p.m. Exhibits and Break, sponsored by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

3 - 3:45 p.m. Cell/Immune and Transplant Therapy for High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia—Guiding Therapies with Next-Generation Sequence-MRD,
Dr. 
 Michael A. Pulsipher, Professor of Pediatrics; Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology; Director, Children’s and Adolescent Cancer Initiative at Huntsman Cancer Institute and Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital 

3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Nevada Lung Cancer Screening: How We Are Failing and How We Can Fix It, part 1
Dr. Chivonne Harrigal

This two-part session, offered in response to community demand, will look at the current state of lung cancer screening in Nevada, why lung cancer screening works, challenges to lung cancer screening, and access concerns.

4:15 - 5 p.m. Nevada Lung Cancer Screening: How We Are Failing and How We Can Fix It, part 2
Angela Criswell, MA, Associate Director of Quality Screening & Program Initiatives, GO2 Foundation For Lung Cancer

In part two of this session, we'll learn from a successful, evidence-based lung cancer screening program how to improve lung cancer screening rates and reduce mortality and morbidity from the disease, and discuss current collaborations and initiatives in Nevada that can move us forward in improving lung cancer screening in our state.

 

 

CME/CE INFORMATION

CME Accreditation & Designation not yet available for 2023 Summit.

VENUE

Carpenters International Training Center

212 Carpenters Un Wy, Las Vegas, NV 89119

 

Hotel Information To Come

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

2023 SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES

Download the Packet with Complete Details

Please note, our exhibitor space is limited. We will be cutting off opportunities when all tables are filled. Those who have made payment on their commitment will receive priority.

 

 

Benefits

Platinum

$6,000

Gold

$3,000

Silver

$2,000

Complimentary Summit Registrations

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Recognition on NCC Social Media Outlets

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Inclusion on Summit Website & Emails

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Acknowledgement in Summit Slide Show

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Inclusion in Program Brochure

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*Please note, due to continuing education rules, we are unable to place pharma company logos on most materials, however company names will be used at comparable size. **Locations will be assigned first come, first served based on date of exhibitor agreement.

Activity Sponsorship Options - $2,500

Activity support packages allow exhibitors to provide additional support to any of several activities and receive extra recognition. Each sponsorship level includes all Silver benefits, plus benefits noted below:

  • Breakfast and Break Sponsor: 1 AvailableReceive recognition as the sponsor of breakfast and afternoon break, including signage with logo at buffet/refreshment table.
  • Awards Luncheon Sponsor: 1 AvailableReceive recognition as the sponsor of the annual Summit Awards and Luncheon, including logo placement on tables and in presentation.

Attendee Tote Sponsorship - $3,500

The Attendee Tote Sponsor receives their logo printed on all conference totes, distributed to attendees, speakers, and exhibitors. In addition, this level includes all the benefits of Silver Sponsorship.

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

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PRESENTATIONS

Closing Gaps in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection, Dr. Lisa Richardson, CDC, Sept. 13, 2022