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AACR Annual Meeting 2019

​Program Changes 

The following changes were made to the program after March 31, 2019. These changes have been made in the online and app versions of the program.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Educational Session
ED42. The Endothelium and Fluid Flows: Linking Metastasis and Immunity
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Room B405-Georgia World CC

Speaker cancellation- Replacement speaker
10:20 a.m.
Shahin Rafii at Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York is unable to attend. Robert S. Kerbel, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will replace him in the session. The title of his presentation is “Vessel co-option in cancer: Implications for antiangiogenic therapy, metastasis, and (possibly) immunotherapy.”

Educational Session
ED34. Functional Follow-Up of Microbiome Associations for Cancer Epidemiology Studies
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Room B304-Georgia World CC

Chair cancellation
Wendy Cozen, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, is unable to attend. William R. DePaolo, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, will replace Dr. Cozen as the chair of this session.

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Meet-the-Expert Session 
ME46. Refining Precision Medicine in Advanced Lung Cancer
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 7-8 a.m. 
Room A305-Georgia World CC 

Session Title Change/Speaker Title Change-
Refining precision medicine in advanced lung cancer Alice T. Shaw. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts 

Meet-the-Expert Session
ME33. Genomic Configurations in Cancer: Implications for Diagnosis and Therapy
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 7-8 a.m.
Room A404-Georgia World CC

Speaker change-
Edison Liu, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, is unable to attend. Francesca Menghi, The Jackson Laboratory, Farmington, Connecticut, Added to the session

Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Session
ADT07. Recent Progress in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy 
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 1-2:45 p.m. 
Room A302-Georgia World CC 

Speaker titles changed-
1:30 p.m.
BNCT physics Hanna Koivunoro. Neutron Therapeutics and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland BNCT in treatment of head and neck cancer Leena Kankaanranta. Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland 

Special Session
SS08. NextGen Stars Spotlight 1: Genetics and Immunology
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3-4:30 p.m.
Georgia Ballroom 1-Building C- Georgia World CC 

Chair cancellation-
Riccardo Dalla-Favera, Columbia University Institute for Cancer Genetics, New York, New York, was unable to chair this session. Clara D. Bloomfield, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio replaced him in this session.

Minisymposium Session
MS.MCB01.01. Receptor Tyrosine Kinase and GTPase Signaling in Cancer
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3-5 p.m.
Room A315-Georgia World CC

3457. Abstract Submission- Musashi-2 regulates EGFR expression in NSCLC, cell proliferation and survival, response to EGFR inhibitors in EGFR-mutant NSCLC
Presenter- Alexander Kudivov- Unable to attend, Presenter- Alexander Deneka- Will present abstract

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Meet-the-Expert Session
ME51. Breast Cancer Stem Cells: Translating Biology to the Clinic
Monday, April 1, 2019, 7-8 a.m.
Room B304-Georgia World CC

Max S. Wicha University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, is unable to attend the Annual Meeting.

Major Symposium Session
SY37. Circadian Rhythms and Cancer
Monday, April 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Room B401-Georgia World CC

Chair Cancellation
Joseph Bass is unable to attend the meeting. Dr. Chi Van Dang will replace him as the chair of this session.

NCI/NIH-Sponsored Session
NIH07. The NCI RAS Initiative at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:15-1:45 p.m.
Room A404-Georgia World CC 

Room Change
This session will be presented in Room A404 in the Georgia World Congress Center.

Minisymposium Session
MS.EP01.02. Exposures and Genetics in Cancer Risk
Monday, April 1, 2019, 3-5 p.m.
Room C302 - Georgia World CC

Presenter Change for Abstract #3462
3:05-3:20 p.m.
Intake of whole grain and dietary fiber and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma among U.S. adults Xuehong Zhang has been assigned as the presenter. 

Minisymposium Session
MS.MCB08.01. Exploiting Metabolic Vulnerabilities of Cancer
Monday, April 1, 2019, 3-5 pm
Room A313-Georgia World CC

Cochair for Session changed-
Dimitrios Anastasiou, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom is unable to attend. Kevin Marks, Agios Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, Massachusetts will cochair the session.

Unable to present abstract-
3:30 p.m. 
Role of NAD+ level by NQO1 enzymatic action in regulation of hair regrowth that prevents chemotherapy-induced alopecia

Clinical Trials Minisymposium Session 
CTMS02. The Next Generation of Clinical Trials in Molecularly Driven Therapy

Monday, April 1, 2019, 3-5 p.m.
Marcus Auditorium-Building A-Georgia World CC

Change of Presenter-
3:35-3:50 p.m.
CT129- Identifying molecular determinants of response to apalutamide (APA) in patients (pts) with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) in the SPARTAN study
Felix Feng is unable to attend the meeting. Shibu Thomas at Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, will replace him in the session.

Clinical Trials Minisymposium Session
CTMS02. The Next Generation of Clinical Trials in Molecularly Driven Therapy
Monday, April 1, 2019, 3-5 p.m.
Marcus Auditorium-Building A-Georgia World CC

Speaker Cancellation-
CT129- 3:35 p.m. Identifying molecular determinants of response to apalutamide (APA) in patients (pts) with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) in the SPARTAN study
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, is not able to attend.

Town Meeting Session
TM05. Minorities in Cancer Research Town Hall
Monday, April 1, 2019, 5-6:15 p.m.
Regency Ballroom VII, Hyatt Regency Atlanta

This session has been moved to Tuesday, April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Regency VI, Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

Forum Session
FO13. The Science of Global Community Outreach
Monday, April 1, 2019, 5-6:30 p.m.
Georgia Ballroom 1-Building C-Georgia World CC

Speaker affiliation changed-
Robin Roberts, The University of the West Indies, Nassau, Bahamas

Forum Session
FO13. The Science of Global Community Outreach
Monday, April 1, 2019, 5-6:30 p.m.
Georgia Ballroom 1-Building C-Georgia World CC

Ifeoma Okoye University of Nigeria, Enuju, Nigeria will replace Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu. Medicaid Cancer Foundation, Abuja, Nigeria is unable to attend.

Professional Advancement Session
PAS03. Workforce Development: Professional Enhancement and Career Advancement
Monday, April 1, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Centennial III-Hyatt 

Speaker affiliation changed-
Christopher M. Sistrunk, City of Hope, Duarte, California

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Advances in Prevention and Interception
APIR01. Role of Chronic Stress in the Etiology of Cancer
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Georgia Ballroom 3- Building C- GWCC

11:30-11:55 a.m.
Speaker Cancellation, Replacement speaker and title change
Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, is unable to attend the meeting. Chanita Hughes-Halbert. Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, South Carolina will replace Dr. Kiecolt-Glaser in this session. The title of her presentation is “Social determinants and stress.”

Major Symposium Session
SY35-6. Bone Marrow Sensing of Distant Tumors: From Early Detection to Possible Therapy
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Room B304- Georgia World CC

Speaker cancellation and replacement speaker-
Mikael J. Pittet, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts is unable to attend the meeting. Conor C. Lynch, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida will replace him in the session.

New speaker order and title-
10:35 a.m.
Bone marrow remodeling in response to distant tumor starts early in transformation. Mario P. Colombo. Fondazione IRCCS Inst. Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy  

11:05 a.m.
MSCs drive the evolution of apoptotic resistant prostate cancer Conor C. Lynch, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 


Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Session
ADT01. Molecular Imaging for Cancer Immunotherapy
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1-2:45 p.m.
Room A411- Georgia World CC

Presenter cancellation-
Mikael J. Pittet at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts is unable to attend the meeting.

Replacement speaker and title- 
Anna M. Wu, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte, California will replace Dr. Pittet in this session. The title of her presentation is ”ImmunoPET for visualization of T cell responses in immunotherapy.”

Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Session 
ADT16. Tumor Treating Fields: A Fourth Modality in Cancer Treatment
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1-2:45 p.m.
Georgia Ballroom 2-Building C-Georgia World CC

Presenter change-
Moshe Giladi. Novocure, Haifa, Israel- added to session

Presenter change-
Michael D. Story. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas- added to session

Speaker cancellation and replacement speaker-
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Stanford University, Stanford, California, is unable to attend. Chirag B. Patel Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, will replace Dr. Gambhir in this session. 

Session description added- 
Tumor Treating Fields is an emerging novel treatment modality using alternating low-intensity electrical fields to treat cancer. It interacts specifically with diving tumor cells while it has limited effects on normal tissue. Clinical efficacy has been demonstrated in a large phase 3 trial in patients with glioblastoma. This session will review the physics background and mechanism of action, the available clinical data and emerging new mechanistic insights and applications. 

Minisymposium Session 
MS.IM02.02. Tumor Immune Microenvironment
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 3-5 p.m.
Room A411- Georgia World CC

Changed speaker affiliation-
3:35-3:50 p.m.
Effector B cells and tertiary lymphoid structures predict response to immune checkpoint blockade in solid tumors  
Sangeetha M. Reddy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Forum Session
FO05-312. Reinforcing the Blockade: New Combination Approaches to Bolster Immune Checkpoint Therapy
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 5-6:30 p.m.
Murphy Ballroom- Building B- GWCC

Speaker cancellation-
Pamela S. Ohashi, at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada is unable to attend the meeting. Sarah Crome, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada will replace her in the session.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Poster Session
PO.ET06.05. Novel Antitumor Agents 3
Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Changed the presenter and scheduling of Abstract #4713-

Dr. Domenica Roberto at University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada is unable to attend the meeting. Dr. Vasundara Venkateswaran has agreed to present this poster presentation.