The 2018 Northwestern Medicine Neuro-Oncology CME Symposium


Date & Location
Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:15 AM - 2:30 PM, Pritzker Auditorium, Feinberg, Chicago, IL

Target Audience
Academic/Research, Diagnostic Radiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physician Assistant, Radiology

Overview
This educational program is focused toward healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with brain tumors. The most up-to-date research, surgical, and clinical evidence-based information will be presented which will be reinforced through case discussions.

Objectives
  1. Review current treatment strategies for gliomas and discuss treatment challenges in special patient populations.
  2. Interpret new clinical data on experimental agents currently under evaluation in gliomas and other brain tumors to identify opportunities to optimize treatment.
  3. Review new research on cell biology, signal transduction inhibition strategies, and factors associated with angiogenesis and invasion in brain tumors.
  4. Discuss the indications for endoscopic or endoscope-assisted surgical procedures.
  5. Discuss the current data on radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for gliomas.
  6. Discuss the current developments in novel therapeutic agents
  7. Review the current clinical trial options.
  8. Discuss treatments of other tumor-Meningioma’s, pituitary and skull base tumors and brain metastases.

Registration

The fee is $60 for physicians and $40 for trainees, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Breakfast, refreshments and lunch are provided. Space is limited. No refunds will be issued after April 9.   



Accreditation

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.