Last Modified: October 8, 2004
Conference Dates: December 4, 2004
Conference Location: Chicago, IL
Conference Web Page URL: www.thecbce.com/futureprograms.asp
Topics Covered: Overview of EGFR Small-Molecule TKIs, Update on Recent Clinical Data for Small-Molecule TKIs, Second-Line Options for the Treatment of NSCLC, Clinical Variables of Patient Benefit: Who Should We Be Treating?, EGFR Small-Molecule TKIs and Rash: What Does it Mean?, Somatic Mutations and Response to EGFR Small-Molecule TKIs, Case Studies
Who Should Attend: This activity is designed primarily for medical oncologists and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of cancer.
Continuing Education: Yes
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