Recent Advances in Oncology for the Primary Care Physician

Last Modified: March 10, 2014

Dates: May 5, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 6:45 PM 
Location: Penn Medicine Valley Forge, First Floor Conference Room, 1001 Chesterbrook Blvd., Berwyn, PA 19312

Sponsoring Group: Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

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Topics Covered: Genetic evaluation and testing, survivorship, cancer screening, latest advances in personalized diagnostics


  1. Identify barriers to consistent recommendation of CRCS;
  2. Explain how specialized therapies are used for patients with cancer;
  3. Discuss new advances in cancer treatment, including surgery, new targeted and immunotherapy, and proton therapy;
  4. Describe the appropriate care options available for the long-term cancer survivor

Who Should Attend: This course is designed to give the primary care physician and other primary health care providers education in the care of the cancer patient. This course will also provide education in cancer screening, cancer risk factors, genomics, new treatment advances, and survivorship care.

Registration Information: Online registration available. For additional information, contact Mary M. Graham at

Fees: There is no fee to attend this course, but registration is required.

Continuing Education: Yes