Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds: Improving Outcomes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Radiation Therapy
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a leading cause of global cancer death. Curative therapy is not an option for most patients, often because of underlying liver disease. Experience in radiation therapy for HCC is rapidly increasing. Dr. Laura Dawson will review randomized trials of radiation therapy in HCC and will highlight where the largest role for radiation therapy is.
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Endocrinologists, Pulmonologists, Otolaryngologists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Assess randomized trials of radiation therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
- Identify where to implement radiation therapy.
- Analyze opportunities for future research.
Laura Dawson, M.D.
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Laura Dawson, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, is on the speakers bureau with AstraZeneca and a researcher with Merck (ITT). She has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Peter DeMaria, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, does not have any financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Domenech Asbun, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, is a consultant with Stryker.
Robert Press, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, does not have any financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
All relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
*Ineligible Companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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