Gastric and Soft Tissue Neoplasms 2017


Date & Location
Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 AM - 1:05 PM   Park Hyatt, Washington, DC

Specialties
Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgery

Overview
This educational symposium will update the medical community on the state-of-the-art care of gastric and soft tissue neoplasms, while focusing on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these rare and complicated disease entities, including gastric adenocarcinoma and retraperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. National and international renowned guest speakers and distinguished faculty including those from MedStar Health and the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will discuss the significant roles of evolving new diagnostic modalities, immune therapies, the use of organ-sparing surgery, the use of state of the art radiotherapy in gastric cancer and retroperitoneal sarcomas.

Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;
  1. Identifiy the radiographic and histopathologic features of the different gastric neoplasms
  2. Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic role of endoscopy in early gastric cancer
  3. Recognize the importance of molecular markers in the diagnosis and treatment of gastric neoplasms
  4. Identify novel targeted and immune therapies for advanced gastric cancer and retroperitoneal sarcomas
  5. Recognize the indications for various targeted therapies for gastric neoplasms
  6. Implement informed therapeutic decision making in the treatment of various types of gastric neoplasms
  7. Discuss the role of radiotherapy for primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcomas

Registration

Physician $100
Resident/Fellow $75
Advanced Practice Clinicians $75
Nurse $75
Dietician/Nutritionist $75
Allied Health Professional $75

Cancellations made in writing by August 11, 2017 will be subject to a 50% penalty. No refunds will be given after August 11, 2017. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, MedStar Health will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any travel costs.

Please call 202-780-1656 or email medstarcme@gmail.com if you any questions or need any additional information.



Accreditation

CME Accreditation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend a Category 1 CME certified activity can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record in order to document the courses attended and the hours obtained.