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Northside Hospital Cancer Institute 2018 Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Gastrointestinal Cancer

MeetingNorthside Hospital Cancer Institute 2018 Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Gastrointestinal Cancer
Start Date08-25-2018
End Date08-25-2018
WhereJW Marriott, Buckhead
CityAtlanta
StateGA
RSVP Dateno RSVP Date
Description

Didactic presentations will be combined with interactive discussions on hot topics in GI cancer management, allowing for an interactive interchange of critical clinical information.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe new frontiers in Immunogenetics in GI cancers
  • Describe advances in minimally invasive surgery for upper GI cancers, and applications of liquid biopsies in GI malignancies
  • Define new surgery options for hepatobiliary cancers
  • Define the role of vaccine therapy in GI cancers
  • Review the role of emerging technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence and informatics) in decision-making
  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges with pathologic reporting in GI cancers, and describe strategies to overcome obstacles faced when implementing precision medicine trials
  • Identify emerging treatment strategies for colorectal cancer
  • Identify treatment options for challenging clinical cases in pancreatic, rectal, and colorectal cancers

Desired Outcomes

The desired outcomes gained through participation in this educational program are:

  • Appropriate integration of therapeutic strategies into GI cancer management
  • Improvement in clinical outcomes for patients with GI cancer
  • Attainment of accrual goals for ongoing and planned GI cancer clinical trials

Agenda

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