What Surgical Oncologists Need to Know About Managing Esophageal Cancer – An Innovative Whiteboard View

This presentation was selected by the Society of Surgical Oncology as an independent educational activity held in conjunction with SSO 2021. This presentation is not sponsored or endorsed by the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Friday, March 19, 2021

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM ET

Please note this virtual program is 3:45PM Eastern, 2:45PM Central, 1:45PM Mountain and 12:45PM Pacific.

Program Features

  • Interactive, case-based learning
  • Complimentary Personalized Online Poster Portal
  • Whiteboard animations

Faculty

Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD
Associate Attending Physician
Associate Professor, WCMC
Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Daniela Molena, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Esophageal Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe the role of surgical oncologists in esophageal cancer (EC) screening and surveillance
  • Review data from clinical trials on the efficacy and safety of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) for the treatment of patients with advanced EC across lines of therapy
  • Discuss clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of ICIs used as adjuvant treatment for malignancies including EC

Target Audience

This educational activity is specifically designed for US-based surgical oncologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with esophageal cancer.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live virtual activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with esophageal cancer.

Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

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DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

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Feel free to pass this invitation on to your physicians, fellows, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners, and any other colleagues that you believe would be interested in attending this free CME/CNE program.

 

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