Targeting Cancer: 9th Annual Update in Oncology Pharmacy-Nov 6, 2021

  • Date

    Canceled for 2020

    Next symposium,  November 6, 2021

  • Location

    UIC College of Pharmacy
    833 S. Wood Street
    Room 134-1
    Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fee

    Please check back later for more information

Target Audience

Pharmacists and other health care professionals who care for patients with cancer.

Program Description

New developments in pharmacotherapy and a better understanding of cancer origins continue to revolutionize the treatment of patients with cancer and challenge the clinical pharmacist to stay abreast of emerging therapies with novel toxicities. This conference will examine approaches to the treatment of hematologic malignancies and provide an overview of new drug therapies. Highlighted topics will include a review of the improvements in the assessment and management of Graft versus Host Disease (GVHD), updates in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia ​(CLL), updates in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), and new drug updates in Oncology. In addition, the symposium will include a session on Assessment and Management of Cancer Pain in the Setting of the Opioid Epidemic.

Registration Information

Registration Fee: Postponed until November 6, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Registration Deadline:

Registration fee includes 3.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit, electronic handout, continental breakfast, lunch, and parking.

Please Note:

All audience response questions, such as pre- and post-tests and active learning questions, will be conducted via the internet. Attendees must bring a smartphone, tablet, or laptop to this conference in order to participate in these activities and earn CE credits.


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If you have questions about exhibiting,  please contact Jill Wilson by email at or by phone at 312-413-1288.

Program Chair

Sandra Cuellar, PharmD, BCOP
Director, Specialty Residency in Oncology 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice 
Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology 
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy
Chicago, Illinois