EDU 05 (Live SA-CME) - Esophagus and Gastric Cancer: Contemporary Treatment Approaches
4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Location: Room 007 A/B
Session Type: Educational
1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
1.50 CAMPEP Credits
1.50 MDCB Credits
To receive Live SA-CME credit, you must add this session to your registration for an additional fee. For Live SA-CME credit you must present your ticket at the door and complete the online assessment. Space is limited, so please register early. Please note that events and fees are subject to change.
For CME credit you DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION.
This session will review current evidence based guidelines as well as the basis for guidelines pertaining to the treatment of esophageal and gastric cancer. Worldwide changes in epidemiology will be discussed. Current treatment strategies will be reviewed and compared. Contemporary techniques for use of radiation for esophageal and gastric cancer will be reviewed. Pertinent recent and ongoing clinical research will be highlighted.
- Discuss current treatment strategies of esophageal cancer: adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatment and surgery, definitive chemoradiation.
- Summarize the future of treatment: newer randomized trials, alternative treatment strategies and integration of novel agents with radiation therapy.
4:45 PM - 5:25 PM
Esophagus and Gastric Cancer: Contemporary Treatment Approaches - Part 1
Speaker: – Massachusetts General Hospital
5:25 PM - 6:05 PM
Esophagus and Gastric Cancer: Contemporary Treatment Approaches - Part 2
Speaker: – Mayo Clinic