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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2006


PRESIDENTIAL COURSE - "Biology and Therapy of Head and Neck Carcinoma"

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m
2006 Welcome Address and President's Introduction
Luther W. Brady, M.D.
K. Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D., ASTRO President, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Session I: Biology
Stephen M. Hahn, M.D., Moderator

8:15 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.
What’s New in Cellular Signaling?
Jennifer R. Grandis, M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

8:35 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Molecular and Physiologic Targets For Selective Tumor Sensitization
Luka Milas, M.D., Ph.D, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

8:55 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Question and Answer Session

Session II: Biomarkers & Imaging
Lester J. Peters, M.D., Moderator

9:05 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Progress In Biomarker Research
Albert van der Kogel, Ph.D., University Medical Center, Nijmegan, The Netherlands

9:25 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
New Imaging Modalities
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, CA

9:45 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Role of Imaging In Radiation Oncology
C. Clifton Ling, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Question and Answer Session

Session III: Fractionation and IMRT
Karen K. Fu, M.D., Moderator

10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Role of Altered Fractionation
Jean Bourhis, M.D., Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

10:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
IMRT for Oropharyngeal Carcinoma
Adam S. Garden, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
IMRT for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Nancy Lee, M.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Adaptive Therapy
Radhe Mohan, Ph.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Questions and Answer Session


Session IV: Multimodality Therapy (1)
Anne W. M. Lee, M.B.B.S., Moderator

1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Role of Surgery
Randall S. Weber, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy
Jay S. Cooper, M.D., Maimonides Cancer Center, New York, NY

1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Role of Induction Chemotherapy
Lillian Siu, M.D., Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Concurrent Radiochemotherapy for Non-NPC
Everett E. Vokes, M.D., University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Question and Answer Session

Session V: Multimodality Therapy (2)
David Raben, M.D., Moderator

2:45 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Concurrent Radiochemotherapy for NPC
Brian O’Sullivan, M.D., Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

3:05 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Promising Novel Agents for Combination with Radiotherapy
Paul Harari, M.D., University of Wisconsin Cancer Center, Madison, WI

3:25 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Radiochemotherapy for Local Relapse or Second Primary
Stuart Wong, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

3:45 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
Toxicity Recording and Reporting
Andy Trotti, M.D., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

4:05 p.m. – 4:15p.m.
Question and Answer Session

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fellows Ceremony

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2006

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address I
"Molecular Imaging: Seeing Is Believing"
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Introduction by: Amato J. Giaccia, Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, CA

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Presidential Address
Sculpturing the Landscape of Radiation Oncology
K. Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D., ASTRO President, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Introduction by James D. Cox, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Plenary Session I
Moderator: K. Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D and Stephen M. Hahn, M.D.

Plenary 1
Phase III Randomized Study of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy vs. Standard Wedging Adjuvant Breast Radiotherapy
Jean-Philippe Pignol, M.D., Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Discussant: Lori J. Pierce, M.D.

Plenary 2
Intra-arterial vs. Intravenous Chemoradiation for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer, Early Results of a Multi-institutional Trial
C.R.N. Rasch, M.D., Ph.D., Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
Discussant: K. Thomas Robbins, M.D.

Plenary 3
Impact of Radiation on Survival After Complete Resection of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer: Descriptive Analysis in the Randomized Adjuvant Chemotherapy Trial Anita 1
Jean-Yves Douillard, M.D., Ph.D., Centre Rene Gauducheau, France
Discussant: Benjamin Movsas, M.D.

Plenary 4
The 2006 Worldwide Overview of the Effects of Local Treatments for Early Breast Cancer on Long-term Outcome- "Meta-analysis of the Randomized Trials of Radiotherapy After Mastectomy With Axillary Clearance"
Paul McGale, Ph.D., Clinical Trial Service Unit, United Kingdom
Discussant: Abram Recht, M.D.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2006

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session II
Moderators: K. Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D. and Stephen M. Hahn, M.D.
Plenary 5
Analyzing Serial Hypoxia Images from 18FMISO-PET: Modeling Transient and Chronic Hypoxia
Kelin Wang, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Resident Clinical/ Basic Science Research Award
Discussant: Mark W. Dewhirst, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Plenary 6
The Prediction of Radiation Induced Liver Dysfunction Using a Local Dose and Regional Venous Perfusion Model
Yue Cao, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Discussant: Laura A. Dawson, M.D.
Plenary 7
Quantitative Characterization of Radiation Dose Dependent Changes in Normal Appearing White Matter of Cerebral Tumor Patients using Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Vijaya Nagesh, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Discussant: Kevin A. Camphausen, M.D.

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Awards Ceremony
Prabhakar Tripuraneni, M.D., Presiding
2006 Gold Medal Award Recipients
Richard T. Hoppe, M.D.
Tribute by Albert C. Koong, M.D.
C. Clifton Ling, M.D., Ph.D.
Tribute by Zvi Y. Fuks, M.D.
2006 Honorary Member
William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D.
Tribute by Timothy R. Williams, M.D.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote II
Progress in Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer (BC)
Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Introduction by: K. Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX



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