Lung Cancer in 2007: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Minnesota Oncology Hematology
Last Modified: September 14, 2007

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Conference Dates: October 6, 2007
Conference Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sponsoring Group: Minnesota Oncology Hematology, PA

Conference Web Page URL: http://www.lungcancer2007.com

Topics Covered: The CME/CE accredited program, Lung Cancer Care in 2007: A Multidisciplinary Approach, offers a unique opportunity for community-based oncologists and other cancer care providers to rapidly acquire knowledge of the most recent advances in non-small cell lung cancer treatment. A diverse group of community and academic lung cancer experts will discuss the immediate integration of novel treatments into the community setting. Participants will take away practical information to assist in delivering the most effective cancer-fighting strategies for their patients.

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

Who Should Attend: This continuing medical education program is intended for community-based medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; thoracic surgeons; pulmonologists; and fellows. Primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and midlevel practitioners involved in the care of lung cancer patients are also encouraged to attend.

Conference Agenda: Program Agenda (8:00AM – 3:00PM)

Treatment for Early Stage Lung Cancer

  • Overview of Chemotherapy in Adjuvant NSCLC
  • Update on the Current State of CT Screening
  • Role and Sequence of Combined Modality Treatment in NSCLC
  • Controversies in the Surgical Management of Early-Stage NSCLC
  • Early Stage Lung Cancer: Presentation of Challenging Cases and Panel Discussion
Treatment of Metastatic NSCLC
  • First-line Therapy: Beyond Cytotoxic Chemotherapy with the Introduction of Targeted Agents
  • Predictive Indicators for Response in NSCLC
  • Novel Strategies for Treating Second and Refractory Lung Cancer
  • Treatment of Metastatic NSCLC: Presentation of Challenging Cases and Panel Discussion

Conference Fees: FREE

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Program Faculty