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Agenda: NYC Regional Conference on Malignant Mesothleioma

9:30 - 10:00AM

Check-in and Breakfast

10:00 - 10:15AM

Welcome
Melinda Kotzian, CEO

10:15 - 11:15AM

Surgery -- Is it right for you?
Raja Flores, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital;
Harvey Pass, MD, New York University;
Dennis Wigle, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic;
David Schrump, MD, National Cancer Institute
Moderator: Valerie Rusch, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:15 - 12:15PM

Surgery for Primary Peritoneal and Dual Department Disease
Richard Alexander, MD, University of Maryland, Meso Foundation Board Chair;
Anish Thomas, MD, National Cancer Institute;
Alain Borczuk, MD, Weill Cornell;
Gleneara Bates, MSW, Columbia University
Moderator: Mary Hesdorffer, NP, Meso Foundation

12:15 - 1:15PM

Lunch

1:15 - 2:15PM

Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy
Marjorie Zauderer, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center;
Evan Alley, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania;
Anish Thomas, MD, National Cancer Institute;
Prasad Adusumilli, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Moderator: Hedy Kindler, MD, University of Chicago

2:15 - 3:15PM

Radiation Oncology
Charles Simone, MD, University of Pennsylvania;
Minesh Mehta, MD, University of Maryland;
Andreas Rimner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Moderator: Mary Hesdorffer, NP, Meso Foundation

3:15 - 3:30PM

Break

3:30 - 4:30PM

Way Forward
Richard Alexander, MD, University of Maryland, Meso Foundation Board Chair;
Valerie Rusch, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center;
Mary Hesdorffer; Meso Foundation

4:30 - 5:30PM

Cocktail Reception