Eighth Annual Advances in Hematology and Oncology Fall Symposium

Green Bay , WI US
October 26, 2019

The practice of clinical hematology and oncology has been rapidly changing in recent years. Diseases and conditions that previously were extraordinarily difficult to manage have seen new treatment options emerge that have significantly improved clinical outcomes. The Eighth Annual Advances in Hematology and Oncology Fall Symposium will update participants on symptom management, sarcoma, breast cancer therapeutics, colorectal cancer, brain metastases, cardiac complications in treatment, cancer associated VTE and more.

The program is designed to provide practical information on evidence-based practice guidelines and the availability of cancer clinical trials. It is directed at clinicians involved in the treatment of oncology patients including physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners.




Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize current evidence-based practice guidelines for topic area presented.
  2. List currently available clinical trials that will benefit patients.
  3. Discuss the most current scientific and clinical research data and apply information to clinical practice. 
Additional information


Dan Bullock
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4617
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 3.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/26/2019 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/26/2019 - 1:00pm CDT


6:45-7:45AM      Breakfast/Viewing Exhibits            

7:55-8:00AM      Introduction | John Burfeind, MD

8:00-8:45 AM     Modern Management of Brain Metastases | Joseph Bovi, MD

8:45-9:30AM      Systemic Treatment for Advanced Bladder Cancer | Walter M. Stadler, MD

9:30-9:45AM      Break   

9:45-10:30AM    Breakout Sessions:

  1. Prevention and Management of Cancer Associated Thrombosis | Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD
  2. Cardiac Complications of Cancer Treatment | Mitchell Saltzberg, MD
  3. Treatment Update in Sarcoma | John Charlson, MD

10:30-11:15AM  Update in Colorectal Cancer | Ben George, MD

11:15-12:00PM  Breast Cancer Therapeutics| Maryam Lustberg, MD

12:00-12:10PM  Adjournment | John Burfeind, MD

12:10PM  Lunch  

Hyatt on Main, KI Convention Center
333 Main Street
Green Bay , WI 54301
United States

Hyatt on Main and KI Convention Center 
333 Main Street 
Green Bay, WI 54301

A block of rooms have been set-aside for meeting attendees on Friday evening October 21st at the Hyatt on Main (Attached to the KI Center), at a special reate of $142 (single or double occupany). Reservations can be made by phone.

Phone Reservations: (888) 421-1442 Group Name: Medical College of Wisconsin

Complimentary parking is available for overnight Hyatt guests. Event attendees should park in the Washington Commons Main Street Parking Ramp, Attached to the KI Convention Center by a connecting skywalk. 


Guest Speakers

Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Division of Medical Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
James Cancer Center
Ohio State University

Walter Stadler, MD, FACP
Fred C. Buffett Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Dean for Clinical Research
Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Chicago Medical Center


​Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Joseph Bovi, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

John Charlson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Ben George, MD
William Stapp Endowed Chair
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Director, Phase 1 Clinical Trials Program Director
Associate Director for Cancer Genomics and Precision Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Mitchell Saltzberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Medical College of Wisconsin


Planning Committee 

John Burfeind, MD, Program Director
Anthony Jaslowski, MD, FACP
Wendy Peltier, MD
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
James Thomas, MD, PhD
Dan Bullock

All persons in control of content have NO relevant relationships to disclose with the exception of:

John Burfeind, MDMedical Logic, Inc.Co-Founder
Lisa Baumann Kreuziger, MDCSL BehringConsultant
Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPHPled PharmaCoordinating Investigator
Joseph Bovi, MDElectra A/BConsultant
Ben George, MD

Celgene, Ipsen

Bristol Myers Squibb

Exelixis, Taiho Oncology

Foundation Medicine

Eisai, Cook Medical


In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support # 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of resolution process and resolved.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 3.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.


Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 3.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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