Advances in the Management of Multiple Myeloma

Venue: The Ritz Carlton, San Juan

Location: Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 22, 2012 End Date/Time: Jun 23, 2012
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Description

Advances in the Management of Multiple Myeloma conference is designed to foster the exchange of the most recent advances in the biology and treatment of multiple myeloma. National and
international leading experts in the field will present in a format promoting discussion and interaction with participants.

The invited faculty will cover recent advances in prognostic factors and staging, biology of minimal residual disease, novel therapies for the treatment of newly diagnosed and relapsed
myeloma, supportive therapies, and the evolving role of autologous and allogeneic transplantation in the disease.

Target Audience

This education program is directed toward hematologists, medical and surgical oncologists, and BMT physicians. Oncology fellows, oncology nurses, and oncology physician assistants who are interested in the treatment of cancer are also invited to attend.

Objectives

As a result of participation in this CME program, participants will be able to:
• Discuss recent progress in the field of myeloma biology.
• Discuss novel therapies for the treatment of newly diagnosed and relapsed myeloma.
• Identify indications of autologous and allogeneic transplant in myeloma.
• Recognize the minimal residual disease mechanisms and how to target them.
• Discuss the best supportive therapy for myeloma.

Accreditation

Physicians: USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.

USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (ANCC): USF Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 11 contact hours may be earned by
learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity.

Venue

Additional Information

There are three ways to register:  MAIL registration form with payment to: USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation P O Box 628263 Orlando, FL 32862-8263  FAX to: (813) 224-7864  REGISTER ONLINE at conference website: www.moffitt.org/mm2012 For more information, call Sheila Findley 813-745-2286 or e-mail: Sheila.findley@moffitt.org or Cindi Hughlett 813-224-7856 or email: chughlet@health.usf.edu

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