Last Modified: August 11, 2002
Conference Dates: October 25-26, 2002
Conference Location: Anaheim, California, USA
Sponsoring Group: City of Hope National Medical Center
Conference Web Page URL: www.cityofhope.org/cme
Topics Covered: Geriatric Cancer, Depression, Side effects of Opiate Therapy, Interventional Pain Management, Headache, Arthritis Pain, Regulatory Issues, Neuropathic Pain, Fibromyalgia
Conference Objectives: Review recent approaches to the practical management of chronic cancer and non-cancer pain; Using case studies, review current approaches to psycho-social distress in patients with cancer; and Provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of common palliative problems, such as sedation, depression, and spirituality issues in patients with chronic pain.
Who Should Attend: Physicians, nurses and social workers
Conference Agenda: Two full days of nationally known speakers on topics related to cancer pain and palliative care.
Registration Information: Contact Betty Pritt at 626-301-8895 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Fees: $200 for 2 days, $150 for 1 day
Continuing Education: Yes
Nov 6, 2012 - The management of pain outcomes for terminally ill cancer patients varies widely between inpatient palliative care centers and is affected by organizational factors such as human resources adequacy, according to a study published in the Nov. 15 issue of Cancer.
Feb 20, 2012