Molecular Classification of Brain Tumors

Michael D. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., addresses tumor precision diagnostics to improve patient care in this online course, which provides learners with distinct tumor subgroups in pediatric brain tumors.

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Oncologists, Hematologists/Oncologists, Infectious Disease Pediatricians, Pediatric General Internists, Family Physicians, Neonatologists, ED Physicians, Respiratory Care (Personal Growth), Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers who care for children with cancer.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Apply tumor precision diagnostics in order to improve patient care.
  • Assess molecular studies that have led to the identification of distinct tumor subgroups in pediatric brain tumors.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Taylor, M. D., Northcott, P. A., Korshunov, A., Remke, M., Cho, Y. J., Clifford, S. C., ... & Ellison, D. W. (2012). Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma: the current consensus. Acta neuropathologica, 123(4), 465-472.
  • Cavalli, F. M., Remke, M., Rampasek, L., Peacock, J., Shih, D. J., Luu, B., ... & Agnihotri, S. (2017). Intertumoral heterogeneity within medulloblastoma subgroups. Cancer cell, 31(6), 737-754.
  • Pajtler, K. W., Witt, H., Sill, M., Jones, D. T., Hovestadt, V., Kratochwil, F., ... & Reimand, J. (2015). Molecular classification of ependymal tumors across all CNS compartments, histopathological grades, and age groups. Cancer cell, 27(5), 728-743.
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
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
03/01/2020
Course expires: 
02/28/2023

Michael D. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Neurosurgeon, Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Department of Surgery and
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michael D. Taylor, M.D., Ph.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 or discussion.

Symposium Directors: This lecture is a highlight from the annual Caring for Kids with Cancer Symposium.

Doured Daghistani, M.D.
Symposium Director
Hematology/Oncology
Baptist, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Ziad Khatib, M.D.
Director of Medical Neuro-Oncology
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Florida International University
Kidz Medical Services
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Doured Daghistani, M.D. and Ziad Khatib, M.D., Symposium Directors, have indicated that neither they nor their spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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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
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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