Latest Advances in the Diagnosis Treatment of Malignant Gliomas

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: March 30, 2010

Conference Dates: on-line web archive 7/30/10-7/30/11
Conference Location: Web archive

Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Presented by Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Topics Covered: Advanced imaging, latest advances in surgery, update in chemotherapy, and radiation oncology including proton therapy

Conference Objectives:

  1. Describe emerging concepts in the diagnosis management of gliomas
  2. Identify components that are important to assessing a patient with newly diagnosed glioma
  3. Identify the current standard of care for glioma
  4. Explain methods to discriminate gliomas from other diseases with similar imaging appearance

Who Should Attend: Radiologists, neurologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and primary care physicians

Conference Agenda:

  • Introduction with Patient Story
  • Latest Advances in the Diagnosis Treatment of Malignant Gliomas - John Woo, MD
  • The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas - Donald O'Rourke, MD
  • Update in Medical Therapies for Malignant Gliomas - Myrna Rosenfeld, MD
  • The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas - Robert Lustig, MD

Registration Information: Online registration will be available on 7/30/10. For more information, please contact Mary Graham (215) 662-7328 or grahamm@mail.med.upenn.edu

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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