Current Concepts in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

Last Modified: November 9, 2004

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Conference Dates: Friday, February 25, 2005
Conference Location: The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Conference Brochure: View the full conference brochure as a PDF. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available free online.

Topics Covered: Diagnostic imaging, New non-surgical intervention, Chemotherapy, New biologics, and Liver resection

Conference Objectives:

  1. Evaluate the role of new chemotherapeutic and biologic agents in colorectal cancer treatment;
  2. Review the epidemiology of colorectal cancer;
  3. Describe the latest advances in the surgical management of colon cancer and liver metastases;
  4. Identify the role of newer radiographic and endoscopic procedures in the management of colorectal cancer;
  5. Describe the role of focal ablative therapies in non-surgical intervention of colorectal cancer

Who Should Attend: This educational symposium is intended for medical oncologists, colorectal surgeons, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, oncology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with colorectal cancer.

Registration Information: For more information contact Mary Graham, phone (215) 662-7328, fax (215) 614-1854.

Conference Fees: Physicians $190.00; Nurses and other health care professionals $95.00; No fee for faculty, staff, fellows & students of the University of Pennsylvania

Continuing Education: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.this


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Mail payment and registration to:
Mary Graham
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St. - 16 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Ph: 215-662-7328 ? Fax: 215-614-1854

  • $190 - Physicians
  • $95 - Nurses & other health care professionals
  • No fee for faculty, staff, fellows & students of the University of Pennsylvania

Make checks payable to: Trustees, University of Pennsylvania

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