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Advancements in Cancer Management ~FREE CEU 3.25


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Advancements in Cancer Management highlights 5 presentations from a 2019 spring live lecture series. Videos are packaged into short chapters, featuring topics such as screening high-risk patients, cancer pain management, immunotherapy treatment and adverse event management, monitoring for the long-term effects of treatment and/or disease, combining integrative therapies with cancer treatment, and drug-drug interactions.


AGENDA

Updates in Immuno-Oncology in 2019: Is the Checkpoint a Checkmate? Ankur Parikh, DO

Challenges of Managing Cancer Pain Vivek Iyer, MD

Integrative Oncology: What Is It and Can It Help Your Patients? Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

How to Deal with a Radiology “Hedge” Timothy McCay, DO

Diagnostic Approaches to Pleural Effusions Larry Ladi,MD, FCCP


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:


  • Explain the use of multimodal analgesia to manage pain and reduce the use of opioids.

  • Describe how integrative therapies and lifestyle change programs are employed as adjunct therapies in the care of patients with cancer.

  • Evaluate immuno-oncology approaches in cancer treatment, including patient selection.

  • Describe the appropriate follow-up protocols for identification of pulmonary nodules.

  • Recognize the pathophysiology and clinical presentations of various subtypes of pleural effusions.

  • Describe the various treatment options for each of the various pleural effusions.


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