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NCI at ASCO 2012: Making Clinical Progress Possible

NCI Staff Present at ASCO

During ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting, NCI staff will participate in many sessions as chairs, discussants, and speakers.

To see the NCI at ASCO schedule click here:

Friday, June 1

Gynecologic Cancer Poster Discussion Session

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1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Locations: E50a (display) and E54a (discussion)
Speaker:

  • Elise C. Kohn (Discussant), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Randomized trial of oral cyclophosphamide (C) with or without veliparib (V), an oral poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, in patients with recurrent BRCA-positive ovarian, or primary peritoneal or high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma (Poster Board #9, Abstract # 5020) .Shivaani Kummar (Poster Presenter), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

2012 Grant Writing Workshop Program: Basic Grant Writing and Grant Writing Skills

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1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: S103
Topic and Speaker:

  • NCI Training and Career Development Grants
    Susan Lim (Speaker), Center for Cancer Training, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Cancer in Obese Individuals: Optimal Treatment and Beyond

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3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: S100bc
Topic and Speaker:

  • Overview of the Relationship between Obesity and Cancer
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash (Speaker), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, June 2

Emerging New Targets and New Drugs in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: E Hall D2
Topic and Speaker:

  • Giuseppe Giaccone (Discussant), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Designing Clinical Trials for Older Patients: Regulatory, Community and Advocacy Perspectives

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8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: S103
Topic and Speaker:

  • Clinical Trials for Older Patients in NCI-Sponsored Clinical Treatment Trials
    Margaret Mooney (Speaker), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Patient and Survivor Care Poster Session

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8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: S Hall A2
Topic and Speaker:

  • Cognitive Symptoms in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors: Prevalence and Discussion with Doctors (Poster Board #49D, Abstract #9130)
    Neeraj K. Arora (Poster Presenter), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Controversies in Prostate Cancer: PSA Screening, Chemoprevention, and Treatment of Early Disease

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1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: S404
Topic and Speaker:

  • PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer
    Barnett Kramer (Chair), Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Head and Neck Cancer Poster Session

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1:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Location: S Hall A2
Speaker:

  • Head and Neck Cancer in Fanconi Anemia and Dyskeratosis Congentia (Poster Board #24G, Abstract #5563)
    Blanche P. Alter (Poster Presenter), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Interpreting the Colorectal Cancer Pathology Report: New and Potentially Overlooked Information

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3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Location: E451a
Speakers:

  • John Jessup (Speaker), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Sunday, June 3

Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, and Bone Marrow Failure States

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8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Location: E451b
Topic and Speakers:

  • Bone Marrow Failure States
    Blanche Alter (Speaker), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Lung Cancer -  Non-small Cell Local-Regional/Small Cell/Other Thoracic Cancers Poster Discussion Session

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8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: E450a
Speaker:

  • Amatuximab, A Chimeric Monoclonal Antibody to Mesothelin, in Combination with Pemetrexed and Cisplatin in Patients with Unresectable Pleural Mesothelioma: Results of a Multicenter Phase II Clinical Trial (Poster  Board #22, Abstract #7030)
    Raffit Hassan (Poster Presenter), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Pediatric Oncology Poster Discussion Session

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8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: S405
Speaker:

  • Sharon Savage (Co-chair), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Developmental Therapeutics-Experimental Therapeutics Oral Abstract Session

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9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: E Arie Crown Theater
Speaker:

  • Shivaani Kummar (Chair), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Breast Cancer Chemoprevention: If Not Now, When?

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4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: E354b
Topic and Speaker:

  • Evaluating Risk/Benefit Indices for Chemoprevention
    Worta McCaskill-Stevens (Speaker), Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Monday, June 4

Lung Cancer Screening 101

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11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: E Hall D2
Topic and Speaker:

  • The National Lung Screening Trial Results
    Christine Berg (Chair), Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Lung Cancer- Non-small Cell Metastatic Oral Abstract Session

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3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: E Hall D2
Speaker:

  • Raffit Hassan (Co-chair), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Possible Impact of the Proposed Changes to the Common Rule on Clinical Trial Practice (eQ&A)

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11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: E353
Speaker:

  • Carol Weil (Speaker), Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Targeting Therapeutics for Thyroid Cancers

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11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: E354a

Speaker:

  • Samuel A. Wells (Discussant), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Overcoming Disparities in Clinical Trial Accrual among African Americans

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1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Add to Outlook Calendar
Location: S100bc
Topic and Speaker:

  • A Critical Review of Clinical Trial Enrollment of African Americans in Clinical Trials
    Worta McCaskill-Stevens (Speaker), Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Health Services Research Poster Session

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1:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Location: S Hall A2
Speaker:

  • The NCI Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP): A Model for Reducing Cancer Health Care Disparities (Poster  Board #7C, Abstract #6086)
    Donna M. O'Brien (Poster Presenter), TBD, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Sarcoma Oral Abstract Session

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3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: S406
Speaker:

  • Lee Helman (Discussant), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Tuesday, June 5

Cancer: Getting on Your Nerves

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9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Location: S100a
Speaker:

  • Julia Rowland (Discussant), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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