Oncology

2018 New Advances in Lung Cancer: Stretching the Envelope - May 3, 2018

Course details

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.75 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
Price: $1.00
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Program Description: 

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Overview & Target Audience:

The purpose of this educational activity is to provide a review of the latest advances and evidence-based treatment approaches in the care of lung cancer patients. Sessions will feature information on surgery, radiation and systemic therapies with case presentations and question/answer sessions with the multidisciplinary team.

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with lung cancer including, medical and radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, and thoracic surgeons.

Conference materials will be available on-line. Please bring your electronic device to view
presentations in real time.


Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Detail recent treatment advances for lung cancer surgery
  • Identify appropriate uses and recent advances in radiation oncology for lung cancer including proton therapy and SBRT/ablative therapies
  • Describe advances in systemic approaches for treating locally advanced and metastatic lung cancer

Agenda: (Please note that speakers will rotate and will not be the same for each session)

5:45 pm Registration/Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres

6:00 pm Welcome

6:05 pm New Diagnostic Approaches for Lung Cancer

6:20 pm TumorGlowTM Technology

6:30 pm The Maturing Role of Stereotactic Radiation Therapy

6:50 pm Emerging Adjuvant Approaches

7:00 pm Q and A

7:10 pm Role of Radiation Therapy: Proton Beam and Other Novel Radiation Therapy Approaches

7:25 pm Does Immunotherapy Add to the Current Algorithm?

7:40 pm Reassessing the Role of Surgery in Locally Advanced Disease

7:50 pm Expanding Role of Immunotherapy

8:15 pm Revisiting the Role of Radiation Therapy in Advanced Disease

8:25 pm Panel Session/ Q and A

8:45 pm Conference Ends


Accreditation:

In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation of Credit:

Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Cancellation Policy:

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will notify all pre-registrants but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
The Radnor Hotel
591 Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA, 19087
United States
This live activity started on May 3rd, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 2.75
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 2.75
Activity Documents
Groups:
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@pennmedicine.upenn.edu | 215-898-8005
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.