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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Join the Cancer Research Institute, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Fred Hutch for a day of learning with medical experts who will share the latest research updates in immunotherapy as well as patients who will share their experiences receiving immunotherapy. A healthy lunch will be provided, during which attendees can continue the conversation alongside expert and patient speakers. In the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to choose a small breakout session to take deeper dive into specific questions with experts.

Patients, caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are all encouraged to attend this event. Registrants will also have the opportunity to book a one-on-one confidential appointment with a Clinical Trial Navigator to search for immunotherapy clinical trials. Please register today to reserve your seat.

If you need assistance with registration, please email: patients@cancerresearch.org or call 212-688-7515


9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy: Phil Greenberg, M.D. (Fred Hutch)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Phil Greenberg, M.D. (Fred Hutch) with David Maloney, M.D., Ph.D, (Fred Hutch); Renato G. Martins, M.D. (SCCA), Shailender Bhatia, M.D. (SCCA)

11:30am | Patient Perspective: A message from Kristin Kleinhofer, who recieved immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of deeper dive Q&A moderated by our experts in

  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Phil Greenberg, M.D. (Fred Hutch)
  • blood cancer and immunotherapy, moderated by David Maloney, M.D., Ph.D, (Fred Hutch)
  • lung cancer and immunotherapy, moderated by Renato G. Martins, M.D. (SCCA)
  • skin cancer and immunotherapy, moderated by Shailender Bhatia, M.D. (SCCA)

3:30pm | Program close

Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.


If you are driving to the event, free self-parking is available.

Directions from I-5 Northbound or Southbound to Pelton Auditorium:
1 – Take exit 167, Mercer Street/Seattle Center. (If you are northbound on I-5, you will exit I-5 from the far-left lane.If you are southbound, you will exit I-5 from the far-right lane.)
2 – As you exit, move to the far-right lane.
3 – Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Fairview Avenue N.
4 – Veer right at the light, staying on Fairview Avenue N. (Do not turn right onto Valley Street.) Travel one block to Aloha Street.
5 – Turn right onto Aloha Street, and travel two blocks to the parking lot (entrance will be on the left – Follow Patient Summiyt signs. Parking in this lot is free for Patient Summit attendees).
6 – Proceed down the stairs on the north side of the parking lot or down the ramp on the southwest side of theparking lot to the Thomas building.
7 – When you enter the Thomas building, continue straight to Pelton Auditorium.


This event is organized by the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute, and is made possible with generous support from the following:

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Lilly Oncology
Sanofi Genzyme

Foundation Medicine

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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