2017 Kentucky Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference

Apr 22
Hosted by:Neuroendocrine Cancer Awa...
April 22, 2017 at 8:00am to
April 22, 2017 at 5:00pm
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa map 1800 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511

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The 2017 Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference

in Lexington, KY

Produced by NCAN

Get ready for a day of presentations featuring neuroendocrine cancer experts- doctors with information that can change your life!

     Some of the topics are brand-new and just published, sprinkled in with advice from the EXPERTS on the top issues faced by NET patients. Topics that will be covered are useful to an audience of all levels, including patients, family members and caretakers of patients.

     Plus, you'll get to network with dozens of other patients who understand what you are going through and share your concerns. This is a perfect opportunity to build your knowledge and become a better advocate for your health! 


Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa


New and emerging treatment options in NET/NEC    April 22, 2017

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa 
1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511    

8 AM – 9 AM         Registration and Breakfast
9 AM – 9:15 AM    Welcome                         
9:00-9:45 am         Controlling Symptoms of Hormone Hypersecretion

                                                                       Lowell Anthony, M.D.
9:45-10:15 am        Improvements in NET Imaging:

                                                                       Riham El Khouli, MD, PhD
10:15-11:00 am       What is PRRT?               Larry Kvols, M.D.

11:00 - 11:15 am     Break
11:15 – 11:45 am    Clinical Trials in NET        Aman Chauhan, M.D.
11:45-12:15 –          Questions and Answers
12:15 – 1:00 pm      Lunch
1:00-2:00                 Patient Experiences:

                                Interactive Discussion of Carcinoid Symptom Control
                                Dr. Anthony, Maryann Wahmann and Geri McDowell    

2:00 – 4:00              Support Group Session

Meet the Experts

Larry Kvols, M.D.

Dr. Kvols has been at the forefront of neuroendocrine research and treatment for several decades.

Consultant in Neuroendocrinology                                                                                        June 2013 – Present (3 years 9 months)

Director Neuroendocrine Cancer Research    --  Moffitt Cancer Center                                1999 – May 2013 (14 years)

Director and CEO Cancer Research and Treatment Center  --  University of New Mexico   1996 – 1999 (3 years)Albuquerque, New Mexico Area

Director of Clinical Research  --  Mallinckrodt                                                                        1993 – 1996 (3 years)

Professor of Oncology  --  Mayo Clinic                                                                                   July 1975 – June 1993 (18 years)

Lowell Anthony, M.D.

My name is Lowell Anthony; I joined the UK Markey Cancer Center with more than two decades of experience in oncology and a special focus in gastrointestinal and neuroendocrine oncology. My clinical interests include drug development ranging from Phase I to III clinical trials. Agents targeting specific cellular signaling pathways and injectable radiolabeled compounds make up my past and current clinical investigative interests. I bring a clinical correlative component to complement the ongoing translational activities at Markey Cancer Center.

I attended Vanderbilt University Medical School, where I also completed a medical residency and fellowship training in medical oncology and clinical pharmacology. I have previously been on the medical faculties at Vanderbilt University and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

It takes a village to treat cancer, so when the patient is initially evaluated at Markey Cancer Center, a care plan is developed across specialties. So it's more encompassing than just a single visit to one specialist who treats cancer. Right now in oncology, the most exciting development is immunotherapy. Our challenge is to find out how we integrate this into other forms of how we treat cancer; both from other medicine, other drugs and potentially other modalities such as radiation.

Riham El Khouli, M.D.

Dr. Riham El Khouli is part of the neuroendocrine team at UK and specializes in nuclear medicine in Lexington area. Dr. Riham El Khouli has a medical practice at 800 Rose Street, Lexington KY, and has over 20 years of experience in the field of medicine. She graduated from her medical school with her medical degree in 1997. She is affiliated with numerous hospitals, including University Of Kentucky Hospital and more. Dr. El Khouli is accepting new patients at her medical office and practice location in Lexington, Kentucky. She is available for appointments, preventative care, medical care as well as ongoing patient care.

Aman Chauhan, M.D.

Dr. Aman Chauhan, MD is also part of the UK team and is a board certified internist in Lexington, Kentucky. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Kentucky.



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