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Professional Education

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is an integral part of LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and provides various education programs. Feist-Weiller Cancer Center offers a three-year Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program that is one of the largest in the southeast United States with 15 fellows. In addition, hands-on comprehensive training is also offered for medical residents.

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center offers continuing medical education programs for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Two scientific symposiums are held each year: the Ray A. Barlow Scientific Symposium, which includes a large scientific poster presentation, and the Carroll W. Feist Scientific Symposium, which offers medical education credits. 

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

Fridays at 8 a.m. 
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
4th Floor Tiger Room
CMEs available for physicians

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds Schedule
August 2009 June 2010

August 28

Louis M. Aledort, MD (visitor)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Newer thoughts on Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

September 4

Carolina Escobar, MD

Desmoid tumors

September 11

Binu Nair, MD

Polycythemia vera: New Developments on Pathogenesis and Treatments

September 18

Johnny Stephens, MD

Metastatic colorectal cancer and k-ras mutations

September 25

Jaiyeola Thomas, MD
(Dept. of Pathology)

Role of FNA in the diagnosis and management of lymphoproliferative disorders

October 2



October 9

Tannaz Armaghany, MD

CNS relapse of Non-Hodgkin-Lymphomas

October 16

Nebu Koshy, MD

Triple negative breast cancer

October 23

Cheryl Clark, PhD

Curcumin, A Recipe for Head and Neck Cancer Prevention

October 30

Sherine Thomas, MD

Hedgehog Pathway, Implications for Solid Tumor Therapeutics

November 6

Patrick Adegboyega, MD

Basal Cell Carcinoma: Histologic Determinants of Prognosis

November 13

Roger Kim, MD
(Surgical Oncology)

Minimally Invasive Management of Cancer

November 20

Gerhard Hildebrandt, MD

Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation - What does it mean for the Patient?

November 27



December 3

Sergio A. Giralt, MD (visitor)
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Antonio P. Palumbo, MD (visitor)
University of Torino, Torino, Italy



December 11

Sanjay Ayirookuzhi, MD

New Trends in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

December 18

Aubrey A. Lurie MD (visitor)
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

Von Willebrand Disease Phenotype Versus Genotype

December 25



January 1



January 8

James Cardelli, PhD

Plant Polyphenols as Anti-Cancer Agents: Laboratory to the Clinic and Back

January 15

Destin Black, MD

Update on the Management of Cervical Cancer

January 22

Ryan Gonzales, MD

Novel Induction Regimens in Multiple Myeloma

January 28

Kenneth A. Bauer, MD (visitor)
Harvard Medical School

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

January 29

Mary Lowery-Nordberg, PhD

Tumors of Unknown Origin (TUO): New Molecular Diagnostic Approaches

February 5

Dolly Quispe, MD


February 12

Jonathan Glass, MD, FACP


February 26

Shawn Milligan, MD


March 5

Jay Marion, MD


March 12

Syed Jafri, MD


March 19

David L. Lilien, MD and
Amol Takalkar, MD (PET)


March 26

Gary Burton, MD


April 2



April 9

Roxana Baluna, MD, PhD
(Radiation Oncology)


April 16

Sarada Gummadi, MD


April 23

Shakeela Bahadur, MD


April 30

Rebecca Davis, MD


May 7

Francesco Turturro, MD


May 14

Penny Heinrich, MD


May 21

Vipul Bhanderi, MD


May 28

Leonid Volodin, MD


June 4

Majed Jeroudi, MD
(Pediatric Oncology)


June 11

Jerry McLarty, PhD


June 18

B. Jill Williams, PhD


June 25

Shantan Reddy, MD


Citywide Journal Club

Citywide journal clubs are usually the first Thursday of every month, at 5 p.m. in the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center 4th floor Tiger Room.

March 5 at Willis Knighton Cancer Center
April 9
May 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, 4th Floor Tiger Room
June 4
July 9
August 6
September 3
October 1
November 5
December 3

2010 Spring Seminar Series

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center has a lecture series for physicians on topics of interest Tuesdays at 8 a.m.
(see series schedule)

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