Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds – Update on Radiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer

Miami, FL US
March 9, 2020

Esophageal cancer is a severe illness usually leading usually to death. Radical surgery is the most successful treatment, but most patients are not operable at the time of diagnosis. For these patients external beam radiotherapy with or without concurrent chemotherapy offers the best choice for cure or palliation. 

    Locations

Live- MCI – Tumor Board Room - 3N110
Webcast 

Target Audience

Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Implement the role of trimodality therapy (neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery) for esophageal cancer. 
  • Assess the role of definitive chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer. 
  • Identify the role of palliative radiotherapy for esophageal cancer. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
01/09/2020
Course expires: 
05/22/2020
Event starts: 
03/09/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/09/2020 - 8:30am
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Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
MCI – Tumor Board Room - 3N110
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Christopher L. Hallemeier, M.D. 
Radiation Oncologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Christopher L. Hallemeier, M.D.,  indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-680158, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nursing, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Chaplains. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
 
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