Event Date/Time: Sep 24, 2010
End Date/Time: Sep 26, 2010
The 14th Annual Fall Oncology Conference: Clinical Challenges in Cancer Medicine is designed to address clinical challenges and practical issues faced each day by community oncologists. The conference is intended to inform oncology professionals of the recent data on agents approved for and being evaluated in the most common tumor types, including breast, lung, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, and hematologic malignancies. In addition, the conference will focus on providing a thorough understanding of the toxicity profiles of controversial and evolving regimens with hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, and novel targeted agents to aid oncology professionals in making effective decisions regarding treatment, management of patients, and trial enrollment.
This educational program is directed toward medical oncologists and hematologists; surgical, and radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners and nurses practicing in the community or academic setting who are interested in recent advances in the treatment of solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Fellows, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of cancer are also invited to attend.
Topics to be included:
Optimal management of patients with breast cancer
New treatment options for prostate cancer
Choice of therapy in renal cell carcinoma
Emerging treatment strategies in indolent lymphoma
Management of elderly patients with multiple myeloma
Evolving standard of care in ovarian cancer
Emerging treatment options in head and neck cancer
Optimal management of lung cancer
Changing management strategies in chronic myeloid leukemia
Advances in treatment options for melanoma