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
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 Accreditation & Designation not yet available for 2023 Summit.
Carpenters International Training Center
212 Carpenters Un Wy, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Hotel Information To Come
2023 SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES
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.
Complimentary Summit Registrations
Recognition on NCC Social Media Outlets
Exhibit Space with 6’ Table
Preferred Exhibit Location**
Inclusion on Summit Website & Emails
Acknowledgement in Summit Slide Show
Inclusion in Program Brochure
Post-Conference Attendee List
Promotional Placement in Attendee Totes
Mentions Throughout Summit
Signage at Summit Registration Area
*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 Available, Receive recognition as the sponsor of breakfast and afternoon break, including signage with logo at buffet/refreshment table.
- Awards Luncheon Sponsor: 1 Available, Receive 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.
Closing Gaps in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection, Dr. Lisa Richardson, CDC, Sept. 13, 2022