Duke Cancer Review 2015
On the first day of the program Duke experts highlighting pertinent data from ASCO 2015 will provide didactic lectures and case studies. The second day will focus on new surgical approaches to the management of endocrine, breast, and GI malignancies.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify current guidelines for the diagnosis and management of common cancers in order to provide optimal care to oncology patients. These cancer types include: Breast cancer, lung cancer, GI cancers, GU cancers, melanoma, hematologic malignancies.
- Describe cutting-edge palliative and supportive care techniques to use in usual oncology practice.
- Identify when pre-operative and post-operative radiation therapy is appropriate for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma.
- Identify the need for multidisciplinary management of bone sarcomas and describe the role of chemotherapy in the early management of osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.
- Describe the predictive and prognostic implications of KIT/PDGFR mutational testing in GIST.
- Describe systemic therapy options for advanced liver cancers.
- Describe the contemporary use of radiation therapy and radiation therapy techniques for the management of advanced liver.
- 12.25 ACPE
- 13.00 ANCC
- 13.00 JA Credit