Course Information
MRI, Targeted Biopsy, Intervention and Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Management

UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, California
September 09, 2016 to September 10, 2016


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Course Description

Prostate cancer is the second most common solid organ malignancy diagnosed in men. Unlike other solid organ malignancies, the challenge in prostate cancer is to confidently identify men with moderate and high grade cancers who would most benefit from aggressive therapy. Uniquely among solid organ cancers, imaging has not been a traditional part of the workup of prostate cancer, which has relied instead on transrectal US-guided template biopsy. MR imaging has emerged as the best imaging modality to detect, grade and stage prostate cancer, especially with the introduction of PI-RADS v2. This unique one-and-a-half-day course will provide a comprehensive overview of the utility of multiparametric MR imaging for prostate cancer diagnosis. We will discuss all relevant MR imaging parameters for prostate cancer (T2, perfusion, diffusion, and spectroscopy) as well as new standardized MR reporting algorithms for prostate cancer. In conjunction with the UCLA Departments of Urology, Pathology, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Oncology and other world renowned speakers, we will review application of MR imaging in surgical planning for robotic prostatectomy, prostate biopsy planning, active surveillance and radiation planning. We will also discuss state-of-the-art MR targeted biopsy, focal therapy and emerging biomarkers.

Target Audience

Radiologists, urologists, radiation oncologists and family practitioners interested in understanding prostate MR imaging and its applications to active surveillance, biopsy planning and acquisition, surgical planning and radiation planning.

Registration Information

Enrollment

Enrollment in this seminar is limited, so we suggest you enroll early.

Online

To enroll click here

By Mail

Send the completed enrollment form to:

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Office of Continuing Medical Education
MRI, Targeted Biopsy, Intervention and Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Management
10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6512


By FAX

Fax the enrollment form with charge card information and your authorizing signature to (310) 794-2624.

By Phone

Use your MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover card. Call (310) 794-2620.

Registration Fee

  • $300.00 - MD Early bird (by July 31, 2016)
  • $325.00 - MD (beginning August 1, 2016)
  • $200.00 - Fellows/Residents/Techs

Refunds

Cancellations must be received in writing by Friday, August 12, 2016 and will be subject to a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after the cutoff date. If, for any reason, the course must be canceled, discontinued, or rescheduled by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, a full refund will be provided.

 

Faculty

Course Director

Steven S. Raman, MD
Professor of Radiology, Urology and Surgery

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Faculty

Johannes Czernin, MD
Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology

Dieter Enzmann, MD
Professor of Radiology
Leo G. Rigler Chair, Department of Radiology

Isla Garraway, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology

Mitchell Kamrava, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Teresa Kyles
Assistant Director
Patient Communication Center Financial Services

David S. K. Lu, MD
Professor of Radiology and Surgery

Daniel J. Margolis, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Leonard Marks, MD
Professor of Urology

Justin McWilliams, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Glenn Nyborg
MR Technologist
Department of Radiology

Robert Reiter, MD
Professor of Urology
Director of UCLA Prostate SPORE

Nelly Tan, MD
Clinical Instructor in Radiology

Albert Thomas, PhD
Professor of Radiology

Guest Faculty

Hashim U. Ahmed, PhD, BM, BCh
Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, UCLH
Director, Prostate Clinical & Research Programme

Duke Bahn, MD
Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Director, Prostate Institute of America

Jiaoti Huang, MD, PhD
Chairman Department of Pathology
Duke University School of Medicine

Laurence Klotz, MD, FRCS(C)
Professor of Surgery
University of Toronto

Program Agenda

 

Friday, September 9, 2016

8:00 Welcome and Introduction - Basics of Prostate MR Imaging
Steven S. Raman, MD
8:20 T2/Anatomy
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
8:35 Diffusion & Perfusion
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
8:50 MR Spectroscopy
Albert Thomas, PhD
9:00 Case 1: Active Surveillance
Steven S. Raman, MD
9:05 Active Surveillance & MRI
Laurence Klotz, MD
9:30 Active Surveillance & Targeted Fusion Biopsy
Leonard Marks, MD
10:00 MRI-Guided Fusion Biopsy
David S. K. Lu, MD
10:15 Break
10:45 Case 2: Surgical Planning
Steven S. Raman, MD
10:50 Indications for Prostate MRI
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
11:00 Prostate Pathology
Jiaoti Huang, MD, PhD
11:30 Prostate Artery Embolization
Justin McWilliams, MD 
11:45 Panel Discussion
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Surgical Planning with Prostate MRI
Robert Reiter, MD
1:45 Pro Focal Therapy
Hashim U. Ahmed, PhD, BM, BCH
Con Focal Therapy
Robert Reiter, MD
2:15 Prostate Cryoablation
Duke Bahn, MD
2:30 Prostate High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
Hashim U. Ahmed, PhD, BM, BCh
2:45 Laser Ablation
Leonard Marks, MD
3:00 Emerging Ablative Therapies
Laurence Koltz, MD, Steven S. Raman, MD
3:30 Panel Discussion
4:00 Adjourn

Saturday, September 10, 2016

8:00 Radiogenomics and RadPath
Steven S. Raman, MD
8:10 Utility of Prostate Biomarkers
Isla Garraway, MD
8:40 PI-RADS v2 as an Imaging Biomarker
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
8:50 Prostate Cancer RadPath Imaging Atlas
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
9:00 Building a Predictive Model
Nelly Tan, MD
9:15 Imaging as a Predictive Biomarker
UCLA Perspective
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
Toronto Perspective
Laurence Klotz, MD
9:45 Panel Discussion
10:00 Break (Discussion Continues)
10:30 Case 3: MRI in Radiation Therapy and MRI in Focal Therapy
Steven S. Raman, MD
10:35 MRI for Radiation Therapy & Focal Therapy
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
10:45 MRI in XRT
Mitchell Kamrava, MD
11:15 Nuclear Medicine for Prostate Cancer
Matthias Eiber, MD
11:45 Imaging for Biochemical Recurrence
Daniel J. Margolis, MD
12:00 Patient Experience
Glenn Nyborg
12:15 Insurance and Billing
Teresa Kyles
12:30 Adjourn

 

 

Friday, September 9, 2016 - (Non-CME Accredited Session)

3:45 - 5:00 Complimentary Hands-on Session

The hands-on session will provide a valuable learning opportunity, though no CME credit will be issued for this portion of the program. The hands-on session is complimentary and will give participants an opportunity to work with trainers who will demonstrate the use of each system (i.e. cryoablation, targeted biopsy, HIFU, image analysis). Attendees will also be able to learn from each supporting vendor on each of the current platforms available.The hands-on session will provide a valuable learning opportunity, though no CME credit will be issued for this portion of the program. The hands-on session is complimentary and will give participants an opportunity to work with trainers that will demonstrate the use of each system (i.e. cryoablation, targeted biopsy, HIFU, image analysis). Attendees will also be able to learn from each supporting vendor on each of the current platforms available.

 

 

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the use of the multiparametric MRI and post processing for state-of-the-art imaging of prostate cancer
  • Recognize the utility of multiparametric MRI for active surveillance, biopsy planning, prostatectomy, and radiation therapy planning
  • Understand standardized reporting – PI-RADS v2
  • Utilize MRI-based targets for prostate cancer biopsy and therapy
  • Identify imaging and genomic biomarkers for prostate cancer prognosis

 

Accreditation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures

The FDA has issued a concept paper which classifies commercial support of scientific and educational programs as promotional unless it can be affirmed that the program is "truly independent" and free of commercial influence. In addition to independence, the FDA requires that nonpromotional, commercially supported education be objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous. The policy further states that all potential conflicts of interest of the CME staff and faculty be fully disclosed to the program's participants. In addition, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education policy now mandates that the provider adequately manages all identified potential conflicts of interest prior to the program. We at UCLA fully endorse the letter and spirit of these concepts.

Miscellaneous

UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
855-522-8252
www.luskinconferencecenter.ucla.edu

Luskin Conference Center

The Luskin Conference Center features 254 beautifully-appointed guest rooms, many with sweeping views of the stunning campus architecture and beautifully landscaped grounds. The gracious guest experience at the Luskin Conference Center is further enhanced by a full-service restaurant and lounge, on-site professional catering services, well-equipped fitness center, concierge service, business center, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.

UCLA has arranged a room block at the Luskin Conference Center for our guests. A room rate of $225.00 will be offered (tax exempt). To reserve a room, please contact the Luskin Conference Center after June 1st and indicate you will be attending the UCLA Prostate MRI program. Once the room block is filled, room rates will be subject to availability.

Directions and Parking

From the 405 freeway, exit Wilshire Blvd., East toward Westwood. Turn left on Westwood Blvd., travel past Charles E. Young Dr. South and turn left on Structure 8 driveway. Drive up the ramp to the rooftop level to park. Parking attendants will be selling permits from 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM each day. If you arrive outside of this time frame, please visit the parking kiosk on Westwood Plaza to pay for your parking permit. Participants are responsible for their own parking charges at a rate of $12 per vehicle. The Luskin Conference Center is located at Westwood Plaza and Strathmore Place.