Multi-Disciplinary Organization Dedicated to Promoting Advances in
Neuro-Oncology Through Research and Education

Update on Central Nervous System Tumors in Adults

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed to provide medical oncologists, neurologists, radiation oncologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other interested clinicians with recently updated, clinically-relevant information regarding the management of primary and metastatic tumors of the central nervous system. Specialists from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will discuss:
◾ Evolving treatment strategies and promising advances for newly diagnosed and recurrent primary and metastatic brain tumors
◾Technological advances in neurosurgery, neuroimaging and pathological analysis of tumors that impact care of patients with brain tumors
◾Supportive care and quality of life interventions for patients with brain tumors

Case presentations will be included in the program to highlight important concepts raised during the lectures.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:
◾Describe evolving treatment strategies and promising advances for newly diagnosed and recurrent primary and metastatic brain tumors.
◾Summarize technological advances in neurosurgery, radiation therapy, neuroimaging and pathological tumor analysis that impact care of patients with brain tumors.
◾Review supportive care and quality of life interventions for patients with brain tumors.

 

Credits: 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

 

For complete information and registgration, visit http://www.hms-cme.net/3424592/

Speaker

Organizer Katie Gould

When?

Sat, May 10, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern

Where?

Richard B. Simches Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, MA