University of Chicago PMP/Appendix Cancer Patient-Practitioner Symposium

University of Chicago AC / PMP Symposium – At the Forefront of PMP/Appendiceal Cancer

The Gordon Center for Integrative Sciences
Conference Room W301
929 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Dr. Kiran Turaga will be hosting this event with ACPMP.

At the Forefront of PMP/Appendiceal Cancer


  •         8:30am – Registration
  •         9:00am – Dr. Kiran Turaga: Welcome & Introduction of the Program
  •         9:20am – Lauren Smith: Introduction to ACPMP
  •         9:30am – Dr. Blase Polite: Advances in Chemotherapy for Appendix Cancer
  •         9:50am – Dr. John Alverdy: The Microbiome and Cancer
  •         10:20am – Dr. Daniel Catenacci: Advances in Immunotherapy
  •         10:40am – Break, Q & A panel
  •         11:00am – Dr. Sean Pitroda: Predicting Metastases
  •         11:20am – Dr. Sandy Tun: Supportive Oncology in the case of patients with Appendix Cancer
  •         11:40am – Dr. Dejan Micic: Importance of Nutrition in the Management of Cancer
  •         12:00pm – Patient speaker (TBD)
  •         12:20pm – Lunch, Case Presentation by PA, PT, and Nurse from Regional Therapies team
  •         1:30pm – Adjourn

We look forward to seeing you there!!

Kiran K. Turaga, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Section of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology (Strategy and Finance)
Director, Surgical GI Cancer Program
Director, Regional Therapeutics Program
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 888-824-0200