The 15th Annual Winter Lung Conference

March 2 – 4, 2018, Miami, FL

The 15th Annual Winter Lung Conference

Please note that slides are for review only and not to be repurposed or published.


Ethan M Basch, MD, MSc
Improving Patient and Physician Communication: Recap of ASCO 2017 Plenary Presentation on Patient-Reported Outcomes for Symptom Monitoring During Routine Cancer Treatment and Discussion of How This Research Can Be Applied to Routine Care

SESSION 1: Management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) with a Targetable Mutation — Part 1

Presentation 1 — Dr Tsao
Molecular testing in clinical practice: CAP, IASLC and AMP Updated Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for Treatment with Targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

Presentation 2 — Dr Riely
Front-line treatment for patients with EGFR tumor mutations; results of the FLAURA trial and clinical implications

Presentation 3 — Dr Sequist
Treatment for patients with disease progression on a first-line EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), including osimertinib; role of mutation testing

Presentation 4 — Dr Gubens
Selection of first-line therapy for patients with ALK-rearranged or ROS1- positive NSCLC; implications of the ALEX study

SESSION 2: Management of NSCLC with a Targetable Mutation — Part 2

Presentation 5 — Dr Gandhi
Identification of and treatment for patients with BRAF V600E mutations and MET mutations/amplifications

Presentation 6 — Dr Hanna
Potential clinical benefits and investigational opportunities associated with the identification of HER2 mutations and RET rearrangements

Presentation 7 — Dr Riely
Optimal management of CNS metastases in patients with a targetable mutation

Presentation 8 — Dr Sequist
Effectiveness and role of immunotherapy in patients with tumor driver mutations

SESSION 3: Current and Future Application of Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer — Part 1: NSCLC

Presentation 9 — Dr Gubens
PD-L1, tumor mutation burden and other potential predictors of response to immune checkpoint inhibition in NSCLC

Presentation 10 — Dr Hanna
Emerging research data with and potential clinical role of immune checkpoint inhibitors in the management of locally advanced NSCLC

Presentation 11 — Dr Garon
Integration of anti-PD-1/ PD-L1 antibodies into current treatment algorithms for patients with metastatic NSCLC

Presentation 12 — Dr Socinski
Novel immunotherapeutic approaches, including combination strategies; current role of anti-angiogenics in NSCLC

SESSION 4: Current and Future Application of Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer — Part 2: Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) and Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM)

Presentation 13 — Dr Garon
Optimal duration of anti- PD-1/PD-L1 therapy for patients experiencing a clinical response; continuation of an immune checkpoint inhibitor upon disease progression

Presentation 14 — Dr Lilenbaum
Does hyperprogression occur in patients receiving an anti-PD-1/ PD-L1 antibody?

Presentation 15 — Dr Gandhi
Current management and ongoing clinical trials in SCLC, including immunotherapy and antibody-drug conjugates

Presentation 16 — Dr Tsao
Emerging role of immune checkpoint inhibitors and other novel strategies in MPM

SESSION 5: Meet the Professors: Palliative Care and Psychiatric Support for Patients with NSCLC

Presentation 1 — Dr Kapo
Palliative care in lung cancer management: New clinical research findings; patterns of care in the community

Presentation 2 — Dr Fann
Update on clinical research on the management of psychiatric/psychologic issues in lung cancer management; case discussions

SESSION 6: Surgery, Radiation Therapy and Other Issues in the Management of NSCLC

Presentation 3 — Dr Loo
Radiation therapy: Challenging clinical scenarios and related management issues

Presentation 4 — Dr Wood
Update on the surgical management of lung cancer

Presentation 5 — Dr Crawford
Optimal management of oligometastatic disease

Presentation 6 — Dr Rizvi
Trials evaluating checkpoint inhibitors and targeted therapy in the adjuvant and neoadjuvant settings

SESSION 7: Practical Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Locally Advanced NSCLC in the Current Era

Presentation 7 — Dr Wood
Indications for surgery in patients with locally advanced disease; role, if any, of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for NSCLC

Presentation 8 — Dr Loo
Incidence and management of toxicities in patients with locally advanced disease receiving chemoradiation therapy

Presentation 9 — Dr Rizvi
Management of toxicities associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors in the locally advanced and metastatic settings

Presentation 10 — Dr Crawford
Immunotherapy in patients with a history of autoimmune disease or paraneoplastic syndromes in the locally advanced and metastatic settings

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