Trends and Challenges in Community Oncology: A Focus on Lung Cancer

Oncology Today and Puget Sound Cancer Centers
Last Modified: September 14, 2007

Conference Dates: Thursday, November 13, 2007
Conference Location: Lynnwood Convention Center

Sponsoring Group: Oncology Today and Puget Sound Cancer Centers

Topics Covered: Hosted by community oncology practices, the CME/CE accredited series of multidisciplinary case-based meetings, Trends and Challenges in Community Oncology: A Focus on Lung Cancer, offers local cancer-care providers the benefits of tumor boards that are not always available in the community setting. In each meeting, a brief didactic lecture by a national expert in the field of lung cancer will precede presentations of difficult case-vignettes by local physicians. Through discussion with each other and the expert faculty, participants will take away a multidisciplinary opinion to assist in formulating and delivering optimal cancer-fighting strategies for their patients.

Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of the program, you will be able to:

Who Should Attend: This continuing medical education program is intended for community-based medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; hematologists; and fellows. Internists, general/family practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and mid-level practitioners involved in the care of cancer patients are welcome to attend.

Conference Agenda:

6:00PM–6:30PM Registration and Reception

6:30PM–6:40PM Welcome and Introductory Remarks

6:40PM–7:25PM Topic Overview
Antiangiogenesis therapies in lung cancer: patient selection for maximal therapeutic efficacy and minimal toxicities

7:25PM–8:25PM Case-Study Presentations & Discussion

8:25PM–8:30PM Closing Remarks

Registration Information: Additional course information, please call Dawn Riggenbach (281) 423-2683

Conference Fees: FREE

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Program Faculty: Ronald B. Natale, MD; Program Chair and Moderator: Dr. Richard A. McGee