Duke Cancer Review 2015

Durham, NC US
July 17, 2015 to July 18, 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.

Agenda

Learning Objectives

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.
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.25 ACPE
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 JA Credit
Registration Opens: 
07/17/2015
Registration Expires: 
07/17/2017
Activity Starts: 
07/17/2015 - 7:30am
Activity Ends: 
07/18/2015 - 5:00pm
Washington Duke Inn
3001 Cameron Blvd.
Durham, NC 27705
United States

Available Credit

  • 12.25 ACPE
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 JA Credit

Accreditation Period

Registration Opens: 
07/17/2015
Registration Expires: 
07/17/2017
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