October 12-13, 2018
Final Agenda Coming Soon!!
UPDATE ON LUNG CANCER
Registration is now open!!
Register prior to September 1st to get our early bird discount.
Room Block Rates: Thursday night $169 Friday & Saturday $259
Asheville has great hotel choices including many new hotel options.
We have exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available at the Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference. If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring, please call Nancy at 828-277-9634.
Director, Lung Cancer Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health, Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN
Thoracic Surgery, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute-Charlotte, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Bronchoscopy and Minimally Invasive Diagnostics, Co-Director, Upper Aerodigestive Cancer Risk Clinic,
Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
Associate Director for Clinical Research, Jennifer Rene Harmon Tegley and Elizabeth Erica Harmon Endowed Chair In Cancer Clinical Research, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Inova Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Falls Church, VA
Chair of Solid Tumor Oncology and Investigational Therapeutics, Donald S. Kim Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research, Levine Cancer Institute/Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC
Chair, Dr. Sidney K. Simon Distinguished Professorship of Oncology Research, Department of Radiation Oncology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Director of Clinical Radiation Oncology Research, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Director, Chest Center of the Carolinas, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital,
Pinehurst Medical Clinic, Pinehurst, NC
Activity Medical Director, Pulmonary Medicine, Haywood Regional Medical Center, Clyde, NC
Associate Professor, Division Chief
Division of Hematology/Oncology, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
2018 Conference Information and Prior Year Brochures
The Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference originally began as the Annual Western North Carolina Cancer Conference held at the Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC on October 7, 1989 with a topic of "Management of Common Malignancies Within the Community Setting". The conference continues to this day as a way to bring a faculty of physicians, distinguished as teachers and oncologists, to share their knowledge and experience with practicing physicians and allied health in the community setting. The conference began as a local/regional conference and has grown into a national conference with the reputation of inviting speakers who are top physicians in their fields from prestigious medical schools/institutions. Community Cancer Education, Inc. (dba 21st Century C.A.R.E.), a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational foundation is the sponsor of the Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference.
Asheville Meeting Logistics is the conference planners for the Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference. Our experienced staff has planned this conference since 1989.
21st Century C.A.R.E. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable foundation dedicated to helping cancer patients through patient assistance, research, patient education and provider continuing medical education.
Enjoy classic comforts and modern conveniences in this mountain resort. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one of Travel+Leisure's Top Five Spa Resorts in the country, The Grove Park Inn is the place to relax, rejuvenate, explore, play, eat, and celebrate. With a history of serving guests for over a century, The Omni Grove Park Inn welcomes you with a tradition of Southern hospitality, rich heritage and all the conveniences a modern traveler requires. Plan your next vacation to relax in our award-winning subterranean Spa, play a round on our Donald Ross designed golf course and dine in one of our four locally sourced restaurants. Enjoy a vast array of art galleries, local craft breweries and tons of venues for the performing arts here in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina.
From the highest peaks in the east to the Cradle of Forestry—the land that inspired George W. Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate in Asheville—watch peak fall color across the Blue Ridge Mountains. Song: “Childgrove” performed by Jerry Read Smith