Practical Radiation Oncology

PRO 06 - (Live SA-CME) Clinical Cases in Gastrointestinal Oncology

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Room W196

Session Type: Special Session
1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
1.25 CAMPEP Credits
1.5 MDCB Credits

This session will be a minimum of 2 case based discussions. The first will be on the management of GE junction Cancer and it will discuss the classification, the optimal adjuvant treatment of GE junction cancer, impact of more intensive chemotherapy and targeted agents and management of the patient. The next case will discuss evidence based management of locally advanced rectal cancer including preoperative evaluation, different treatment philosophies in neoadjuvant therapy etc. All cases will also include discussion and delineation of relevant target volumes , emerging clinical trials and where appropriate provide information on emerging molecular prognosticators in keeping with the meeting theme providing a focus on a practical understanding of precision medicine. Time permitting a third case on pancreatic cancer will also be discussed.

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Najeeb Mohideen, MD, FASTRO

Northwest Community Hospital

Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights,IL: Radiation Oncologist: Independent Contractor

Northwest Community Hospital Physician Cooperative: Partnership

ACR Economics and Health Policy: Chair, Radiation Oncology Committee: Chair, Radiation Oncology Committee;
The Radiosurgery Society: Board Member

Najeeb Mohideen MD, FASTRO is a Radiation Oncologist at the Northwest Community Hospital; Arlington Heights, IL, a hospital based private practice. In his clinical practice he focuses on GU, GI and Head and Neck Cancers. He is the Chair of the Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO) Track Task Force for the PRO meeting launched for the first time at this Annual Meeting. He also currently serves as Chair of the ASTRO Payment Reform Work Group and as the ASTRONews Senior Editor. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Radiosurgery Society, Chair of the Radiation Oncology Economics Committee for the American College of Radiology and is also currently a member on the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC).


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