Neuro-Oncology Symposium

Neuro-Oncology Symposium

September 22, 2018

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock • Round Rock, Texas

Program Objectives

  • Improve primary care triage of brain cancer patients
  • Increase awareness and incorporation of current neuro-oncology trends into practice
  • Expand communication between physicians, patients, and advocates

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m.


  • 8 a.m.


  • 8:15 a.m.

    Neuro-Oncology Program: Brain Cancer Treatment – from North to South

  • Keynote Address

    9 a.m.

    New Paradigms in Brain Cancer Treatment

    John Kuo, MD, PhD
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Dell Medical School

  • Keynote Address

    9:30 a.m.

    Cancer Treatment Using Tumor Treating Fields: From Zero to One

    Eric T. Wong, MD
    Harvard Medical School
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • 10 a.m.


  • 10:15 a.m.

    Updates on the WHO Brain Tumor Classification and Grading

    Frank Shan,  MD, PhD

  • 10:35 a.m.

    Basic and Translational Research in Brain CancerPresentation

    Erxi Wu, PhD

  • Panel Discussion

    10:55 a.m.

    Pathway for Primary Brain Cancer, Case Study #1 (GBM)

  • 12:15 p.m.

    Lunch/ Posters

  • Panel Discussion

    1:15 p.m.

    Life with Brain Cancer Case Study #2 (Young GBM)

    Faith and Jack Barcroft,  patient and spouse

    Mercedes Miller, race director, survivor advocate

    Sheri Myers, patient's daughter, spouse

    Anna Shurtleff, BSN, patient, spouse


  • 2:15 p.m.

    CNS Lymphatic as New Drug Delivery and Treatment of Brain Cancer

    Damir (Irina) Nizamutdinov, MD, PhD

  • 2:35 p.m.

    Intimacy and Brain Cancer

    Maria Boccia, PhD,
    Baylor University Robbins College of Health and Human Studies

  • 2:55 p.m.


  • Panel Discussion

    3:10 p.m.

    Panel Discussion: Case Study #3 - Treatment Pathway for Metastatic Brain Cancer

  • 3:15 p.m.

    Closing Remarks

    Joni Watson, RN MBA

Accreditation and Credit Designation


The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Nursing Accreditation

Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Exhibitor Information

The Neuro-Oncology Symposium welcomes exhibitor participation at this activity.

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Contact Us

If you would like more information about granting and/or other sponsorship opportunities or if you have questions about exhibiting, please contact CME coordinator Cheryl Massar.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — Round Rock

The symposium will be held in the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — Round Rock campus.

300 University Blvd,
Round Rock, TX 78665

Baylor Scott & White Health employees must follow the reservation and lodging guidelines outlined in the Travel and Business Expense Policy.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

We request that all conference attendees pre-register to assure the availability of all conference materials.

The conference organizers will not be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses. Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.

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