An Evidence-based, Individualized Approach to the Management of Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Saturday, August 3, 2019
7:30 – 8:00 AM: Registration and Dinner
8:00 – 10:00 AM: Meeting
Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel
218 West 35th Street
New York, New York, 10001
Meeting Room: Ballroom
- iPads provided to enhance learning experience
- Interactive, Case-based learning environment
Ankur Parikh, DO
Medical Director, Precision Medicine
Medical Director, GI Cancer Center
Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Eastern Regional Medical Center
This activity is designed to meet the needs of medical oncologists, particularly community oncologists, oncology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in caring for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
- Review evidence and guideline recommendations for optimally sequencing different treatment modalities across subsequent lines of therapy for advanced and metastatic gastric (GC) and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers.
- Discuss strategies to individualize therapy for advanced and metastatic GC and GEJ cancers based on patient’s characteristics and biomarkers across lines of treatment.
- Review the clinical evidence of the prognostic and predictive value of anatomical characteristics and biomarkers in guiding treatment selection for advanced and metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) across lines of therapy.
- Review the biology of α-fetoprotein (AFP) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC); explain the clinical significance of elevated serum AFP; and discuss AFP’s role as a prognostic and predictive biomarker in HCC.
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NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
2.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 2.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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