ILCA School of Liver Cancer, Chicago, USA

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In a collaborative multidisciplinary effort between Northwestern University and Rush University, The University of Chicago, and Loyola University, we are happy to announce that Chicago, Illinois was chosen for this edition of the ILCA School of Liver Cancer.

The ILCA School is a unique learning platform for practitioners and investigators to receive education in an intense, interactive, and multidisciplinary format. Topics will include hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.

ILCA School of Liver Cancer, Chicago, USA

Date: TBC
Location: Hyatt Centric, 633 N St Clair St
Target audience:  MD/DO, APP, RNs, trainees, students
Admission Cost: Free registration, limited to 100, first-come first-served, seating will respect social distancing policy

Programme

Day 1
08:00 – 08:15 Welcome Address
Riad Salem MD, MBA (Chief, Interventional Radiology) and Howard Chrisman, MD, MBA (President, Northwestern Medicine)
08:15 – 08:45 Updates on epidemiology of primary liver malignancies
Hashem El Serag, MD (Professor, Medicine-Gastroenterology, Baylor; Editor Emeritus Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
IMAGING AND MANAGEMENT OF HCC
(Chair: Lewis Roberts, MD [Mayo Clinic; Deputy Editor, Hepatology])
08:45 – 09:05 Screening for HCC
Amit Singal (Professor, Hepatology, Univ of Texas)
09:05 – 09:25 Imaging diagnosis of HCC and LI-RADS
Frank Miller (Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)
09:25 – 09:45 Staging oc HCC
Laura Kulik (Professor, Hepatology, Northwestern)
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee Break
SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF HCC
10:00- 10:20 Transplantation
Vincenzo Mazzaferro, MD (Milan Tumor Institute)
10:20 – 10:40 Surgical resection
Juan Caicedo, MD (Associate Professor, Transplant Surgery, Northwestern)
MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF HCC
10:40 – 11:10 First and second line therapies for HCC
Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD (Professor, Medical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering)
11:10 – 11:30 Immuno-oncology in HCC
Devalingam Mahalingam, MD PhD (Director, Developmental Therapeutics, Associate
Professor, Oncology, Northwestern)
11:30 – 11:50 Antiviral therapy and HCC
Fasiha Kanwal, MD (Associate Professor, Hepatology, Baylor; Editor Clinical
Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HCC
11:50 – 12:10 Percutaneous ablation
Riccardo Lencioni, MD (Professor, Radiology, University of Miami)
12:10 – 12:30 Transarterial methodologies
Robert Lewandowski, MD (Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
POST-TREATMENT FOLLOW-UP IN HCC
13:30 – 14:00 Post-therapy HCC imaging follow-up
Ahsun Riaz, MD (Assistant Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)
PRECLINICAL RESEARCH IN HCC
14:00 – 14:30 Experimental models in HCC
Lawrence B Schook (Director of the Division for Biomedical Sciences, UIC)
14:30 – 15:00 Microenvironment in HCC
Scott Friedman, MD (Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital)
15:00 – 15:30 Hepatocarcinogenesis and molecular classification
Augusto Villanueva Rodriguez, MD (Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital)
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:20 Genomics and predictive power of suggested signatures in HCC
Richard Finn, MD (Assistant Professor, Medicine, UCLA)
16:20 – 16:50 Potential role of nanoparticles in HCC
Andrew Larson, PhD (Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)
16:50 – 17:10 Top 10 developments in HCC in the last decade*
Riad Salem, MD MBA (Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)
17:10 – 18:30 HCC Tumor board*
Chair: Riad Salem, MD MBA
Panel:

  • Robert Lewandowski, MD
  • Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA
  • Laura Kulik, MD
  • Ghassan Abou Alfa, MD
Day 2
08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
MANAGEMENT OF INTRAHEPATIC CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA
(Chair: Al B Benson, MD [Northwestern])
08:30 – 09:00 Diagnosis and staging of ICC
Ghassan Abou Alfa, MD (Professor, Medical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering)
09:00 – 09:20 Surgical resection of ICC
David Bentrem, MD (Professor, Surgical Oncology, Northwestern)
09:20 – 09:40 Liver transplantation for ICC
Gonzalo Sapisochin, MD (Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Toronto)
09:40 – 10:00 Medical management of ICC
Sheetal Kircher, MD (Associate Professor, Oncology, Northwestern)
10:00 – 10:20 Interventional radiology in the management of ICC
Osman Ahmed, MD (Associate Professor, University of Chicago)
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:30 ICC TUMOR BOARD*
Chair: Riad Salem, MD MBA
Panel:

  • Robert Lewandowski, MD
  • David Bentrum, MD
  • Gonzalo Sapisochin, MD
  • Al Benson, MD
  • Ghassan Abou Alfa, MD
11:30 – 11:40 ILCA school travel fellowship award presentations
11:40 – 12:00 Closing comments and future direction of primary liver malignancies
Riad Salem, MD, MBA (Professor, Radiology, Northwestern)

* New to ILCA School

  • ILCA Single Topic Workshop. 9-10 June, 2022.
  • ILCA Annual Conference 2022. 1-4 September, 2022.