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News: Dr. Arthur Fan is invited by NCI(National Cancer Institute) as a speaker in a Conference focus on acupuncture on cancer patient symptom management on June 16, 2016. His topic is “Clinical Considerations of Sham acupuncture”.

Anyone who is interested in acupuncture and cancer symptom managements is welcomed to attend this conference. NCI invites 18 scholars internationally to talk on this topic in this conference (06/16-06/17, 2016).

Acupuncture Agenda Final With NCI Branding[2]

The conference is open to the public. Below are the agenda and visitors’ parking instruction.

DIVISION OF CANCER TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS

Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Conference On

ACUPUNCTURE FOR CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

Thursday, June 16 – Friday, June 17, 2016

Natcher Auditorium, Balcony B

NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, Maryland

DAY 1 – THURSDAY, JUNE 16

8:00 – 8:30 Arrival and On-Site Registration

8:30 – 8:35 Welcome

Jeffrey D. White MD, National Cancer Institute, Director OCCAM

8:35 – 8:45 Conference Overview & Objectives

Farah Zia, MD, Meeting Chair, National Cancer Institute

Session 1 Moderator: Lixing Lao PhD CMD LAc

8:45 – 9:00 NCI’s Portfolio: Acupuncture Research

Oluwadamilola Olaku MD, Meeting Co-Chair , National Cancer Institute

9:00 – 9:30 Utilization of Acupuncture by Cancer Patients

Gary Deng MD PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

9:30 – 10:00 Classical & Electro-Acupuncture, Acupressure, TENS

Weidong Lu MB PhD MPH, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

10:00 – 10:15 * BREAK

Assemble for group photograph in main lobby.

10:15 – 10:45 Mechanism of Action: Mechanical Tissue Stimulation and Acupuncture

Helene Langevin MD, Harvard Medical School

10:45 – 11:15 Role of Functional MRI in Acupuncture Research

Vitaly Napadow PhD, Harvard Medical School

11:15 – 11:30 Q/A/Discussion Moderator

Lixing Lao PhD CMD (China) LAc, University of Hong Kong

11:30– 12:30 * Lunch

*All food and beverage is on your own. Cafeteria is located on the

main level.

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Session 2 Moderator: Peter Johnstone MD

12:30 – 1:00 Acupuncture for Cancer Pain and Fatigue

Jun Mao MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1:00 – 1:30 Acupuncture for N/V & xerostomia

Mary K. Garcia DrPh LAc, MD Anderson Cancer Center

1:30 – 2:00 Acupuncture for Symptoms of Endocrine Therapies

Jun Mao MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2:00 – 2:15 Q/A/Discussion Moderator

Peter Johnstone MD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

2:15 – 2:30 * BREAK

Session 3 Moderator: Wayne Jonas, MD

2:30 – 3:00 Conducting Robust Acupuncture Clinical Trials

Claudia Witt MD MBA, University of Zurich

3:00 – 3:30 Placebo Effect in Acupuncture and Conventional Treatment

Prof Ted Kaptchuk, Harvard Medical School

3:30 – 4:00 Statistical Perspective of Acupuncture Clinical Trials

Telecon – Andrew Vickers PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

4:00 – 4:30 Clinical Considerations of Sham Acupuncture

Arthur Yin Fan, PhD LAc, McLean Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

4:30 – 5:00 Q/A/Discussion Moderator

Wayne Jonas MD, Samuelli Institute

5:00 Day 1 Adjourned

*All food and beverage is on your own. The Cafeteria is located on the main level.

DAY 2 – FRIDAY JUNE 17

Session 4 Moderator: Gary Deng MD PhD

8:30 – 9:00 Safety of Acupuncture

Weidong Lu MB PhD MPH, Harvard Medical School

9:00 – 9:30 Acupuncture for Lymphedema & Peripheral Neuropathy

Ting Bao MD DABMA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

9:30 – 10:00 Role of Acupuncture in Palliative and End of Life Care

Ann Berger MD, NIH Clinical Center

10:00 – 10:30 Role of Acupuncture in Pediatric Cancer Patients

Elena Ladas PhD RD, Columbia University Medical Center

10:30 – 10:45 Q/A/Discussion – Moderator

Gary Deng MD PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

10:45 – 11:00 *BREAK

Session 5 Moderator: Richard Niemtzow MD PhD MPH

11:00 – 11:30 Patient Reported Outcomes Research Methodology

Shelly Wang MD MPH, MD Anderson Cancer Center

11:30 – 12:00 Cost effectiveness of Acupuncture

Patricia Herman PhD ND, RAND Corporation

12:00 -12:15 * BREAK

12:15-12:45 Acupuncture: Chinese Experience

Lixing Lao PhD CMD LAc, University Of Hong Kong

12:45 – 1:15 Disparities in Acupuncture Treatment- 10 minutes for each speaker

European Experience

Claudia Witt MD MBA, University Of Zurich

Chinese Experience

Lixing Lao PhD CMD LAc, University of Hong Kong

United States Experience:

Jun Mao MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1:15 – 1:30 Q/A/Discussion – Moderator

Richard Niemtzow MD PhD MPH, col (ret) USAF

1:30 – 1:35 Brief Closing Statement, Formal Meeting Adjourned

Farah Zia MD, National Cancer Institute

1:35 – 2:30 *Lunch

2:30 – 5:00 Convene for First Draft of White Papers, adjourn

Thank You! Sincerely, The Meeting Chairs, Dr’s Zia & Olaku
Main Vehicle Entrance:

NIH Gateway Drive

Rockville Pike & NIH Gateway Drive

NIH Gateway Center

Vehicle Inspection:

5am – 10pm, Monday-Friday

After 10pm on weekdays, all day weekends and

holidays, all visitor (commercial, non-
commercial) vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles

must enter campus at the Commercial Vehicle

Inspection Facility (CVIF) — Building 67 (on

Rockville Pike between North and Wilson Drives)

Pedestrians:

* Open Monday – Friday, 6 am – 10 pm

* Closed on Weekends and Observed Holidays

After 10 pm on weekdays, all day weekends and

holidays, pedestrian visitors should enter campus

via the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility

(CVIF) – Building 67 (on Rockville Pike between

North Drive and Wilson Drive)

West Gateway Center (Pedestrians Only)

Near Old Georgetown Rd & South Dr

6am – 12pm Monday – Friday

Patient and Patient Visitor Entrance

Cedar Lane & West Drive

Valet Parking at Clinical Center Main Entrance

(Monday-Friday, 7am – 7pm)

Inbound Traffic Only: 6am – 10pm, 7 days a week

Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility (CVIF)

Building 67: Commercial Vehicles Only

Rockville Pike – between North Dr. and Wilson Dr.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

After 10pm on weekdays, all day weekends and

holidays, all visitors in vehicles or as

pedestrians should enter via the CVIF.

To learn more about visitor and security issues at

the NIH, visit:

http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm

For questions about campus access, please contact

the ORS Information Line at orsinfo@mail.nih.gov

or 301-594-6677, TTY – 301-435-1908.

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