2022 Oncology Update Symposium

McLean, VA US
July 9, 2022

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to provide this extensive update of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances in the field of Oncology. A panel of experts will deliver the most relevant, cutting-edge science in Oncology today and offer practical tools to help practitioners incorporate these advances into their daily clinical practice.


There are several unique features that set this course apart from the others:

  • Expert Faculty- Our faculty, unmatched in experience and expertise presenting the latest scientific findings in Oncology
  • Access to high quality video presentations featuring the nation's leading clinician-educators. You will have access to this course until Sunday, December 31, 2023
  • All content can be conveniently accessed from any computer, mobile device, or smartphone
  • Access to the Course Electronic Syllabus and Slide Handouts
  • CME Credits and MOC points 

Target Audience

This course is designed for clinicians involved in multi-disciplinary cancer care. This includes, but not limited to; medical surgical, and radiation oncologists, radiologists, internal medicine physicians, oncology nurses, physician assistant, and other health care professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the Oncology Update course, the successful learner will be able to:

Oncology Update

  • Evaluate the role of new diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches as applied to the care and management of people with cancer
  • Implement new patient management and care strategies or revise existing ones
  • Examine advances in clinical and translational cancer research
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 ABIM MOC 2
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 9.00 Completion
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/09/2022 - 6:00am EDT
Event ends: 
07/09/2022 - 8:00pm EDT

Agenda Saturday, July 9, 2022




08:00 AM – 08:05 AM

Welcome | Housekeeping Notes

Robert S. Siegel, MD
Professor of Medicine, Associate Center Director of Education and Training, The George Washington University, GW Cancer Center

08:05 AM – 09:05 AM

Updates in Breast Cancer

William J. Gradishar, MD

Betsy Bramsen Professor of Breast Oncology, Chief of Hematology/ Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

09:05 AM – 10:05 AM

Updates in Lung Cancer

Benjamin Levy, MD
Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM


10:20 AM – 11:20 AM

Updates in GI Oncology

George P. Kim, MD
Associate Professor & CEO, GKHCVC

11:20 AM – 12:15 PM

Updates in Urologic Cancer

Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching, MD, FACP
Clinical Program Director of Genitourinary Cancers,
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

New Advances in Pharmacology

Edward Chu, MD, MMS

Director, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM


02:30 PM – 03:15 PM

Update on Hematologic Malignancies

Imad A. Tabbara, MD
Chief, Division of Hematology/ Oncology of DeCesaris Cancer Institute, Clinical Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University

03:15 PM – 04:00 PM

Modern Principles of Radiation Oncology

Yuan J. Rao, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director of Brachytherapy, The George Washington University Medical Center, GW Cancer Center

04:00 PM – 4:10 PM

Closing Remarks | Adjournment

Robert S. Siegel, MD
Professor of Medicine, Associate Center Director of Education and Training, The George Washington University, GW Cancer Center


The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102
United States
+1 (703) 506-4300

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner is located in McLean, one of Northern Virginia's most desirable neighborhoods, our luxury hotel is connected to high-end shopping at Tysons Galleria and is a short distance from the iconic landmarks of downtown Washington, D.C. 

Room Reservations

  • Group Rate: US $189.00 per night, plus 13% room tax 
  • Cancellations are permitted 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid cancellation penalty of one night’s room and tax fee.
  • Reservations can be booked directly through the hotel beginning on Monday, May 23, 2022 by calling +1-703-506-4300 and refer to group name (Oncology Update July 2022) or book your guestroom reservations by using the group discount booking link:
    Oncology Update Group Room Reservations Link
  • All reservations should be received by the Hotel no later than Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Check-in | Check Out

  • Check-in:   4:00 PM
  • Checkout: 11:00 AM

Logistical Inquiries

If you have any additional questions about your hotel booking or other logistical arrangements, please email your inquiries to HEMONCBP_Inquiries@finaww.com


The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for this activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA Physician Recognition Award Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 9 Category 1 Credit(s)™. 

Available Credit

  • 9.00 ABIM MOC 2
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 9.00 Completion

Exhibits & Sponsorships

Secure your spot at the 2022 Oncology Update Symposium!

There will be exhibit breaks dedicated for attendees to visit the exhibit hall to learn about the latest technology, services, and devices and to connect one-on-one with exhibitors and sponsors.

Exhibits and sponsorship opportunities are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Find out more information by downloading the PDF icon 2022 Exhibitor | Sponsor Prospectus


The Oncology Update is a great opportunity for your company to display your products and services and to interact with our audience of 150+ physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals.

Why Exhibit

Our Sponsor Exhibitors will have the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your company’s commitment to improving the care of patients with cancerous tumors
  • Educate physicians and other healthcare professionals about your company’s products and service
  • Benefit from extended Exhibit Hours throughout the day, giving you maximum visibility
  • Reach decision makers in the Oncology market
  • Increase your Team and Company’s visibility


Our HEMONCBP Exhibit Hall will offer our Exhibitors the following benefits:

  • Maximum visibility and exposure to your target market
  • Complimentary Educational Sessions & Exhibit Hall Access for (2) two Company Personnel
  • Acknowledgment in Online Course Materials (subject to set course material deadlines)
  • Acknowledgement in Educational Sessions

Sponsor Exhibitor Registration Fees

Please refer to the “Registration and Fees” tab for Industry rates.

Sponsor Exhibitor Schedule

Please Note: Refer to the program tab for agenda details. 

Exhibitor Prospectus

If you are interested in exhibiting at our HEMONCBP Exhibit Hall during our live sessions, please download the PDF icon 2022 Exhibitor | Sponsor Prospectus for more information.



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When you register for the Oncology Update Symposium, the registration fee includes:

  • Access to the LIVE Educational Sessions and LIVE Q&A Sessions
  • Access to LIVE Product Forum Sessions sponsored by Life Science Industry representatives
  • Access to the HEMONCBP Exhibit Hall and connect with our Sponsor Exhibitors
  • Access Online to the Course Materials (course electronic syllabus and PDF slide handouts)
  • Access to Archived Session Recordings until Saturday, December 31, 2023
  • CME Credit and MOC Points

live | in person registration fees

  • Registration fees includes daily Continental Breakfast, Morning/Afternoon Break Refreshments and Lunch

(1-day course)

Please register by
June 15, 2022

Please register by
July 7, 2022




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