Target Audience You are cordially invited to This interactive program is intended for medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, surgical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with GIST. Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Educational Objectives Comanagement of GIST: Key Concepts for Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to Optimizing Patient Outcomes 1. Assess the efficacy of methods used to determine the malignant potential of GISTs. 2. Summarize the clinical symptoms that may indicate a A Local CME/CNE Speaker Program Series diagnosis of GIST in order to identify patients with suspected GIST. 3. Evaluate the use of potential prognostic and predictive markers in determining treatment courses for patients with GIST. Guest Speakers 4. Assess the safety and efficacy of adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies for the treatment of patients with Colin W. Howden, MD Andrew Wagner, MD, PhD resectable or potentially resectable GIST. 5. Compare and contrast recent clinical trials that evaluate Gastroenterologist Medical Oncologist the use of novel agents or regimens for the treatment of Northwestern University Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patients with metastatic GIST. Chicago, IL Boston, MA 6. Classify patients with GIST based on their eligibility for resection for primary, locally advanced, or metastatic For CME inquiries or to RSVP disease. please contact the CBCE on or James C. Watson, MD, FACS Method of Participation before Surgical Oncologist This interactive discussion/presentation will utilize multiple <Date> Fox Chase Cancer Center methods of participation to engage attendees and enhance the learning process. Toll-free: (877) 775-2223 Philadelphia, PA Fax: (972) 929-8263 Accreditation firstname.lastname@example.org Presentation Date and Time Physicians: The CBCE™ (The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Thursday, December 9, 2010 Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 6:00-8:30 PM The CBCE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim Presentation Location credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for 1652 K Street NW educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Washington, D.C. 20006 Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may Phone: (202) 861-2233 receive a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. Nurses: The CBCE™ (The Center for Biomedical Continuing Space is limited. Register now! Education) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Website: www.thecbce.com/gistdc Commission on Accreditation. Toll-free: (877) 263-6911 The CBCE designates this educational activity for 2.0 contact hours. Activity Overview/Purpose Accreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s The diagnosis, staging, and management of patients with GIST requires the Commission on Accreditation refers to recognition of educational collaboration of a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including activities and does not imply approval or endorsement of any product. gastroenterologists, pathologists, radiologists, surgical oncologists, and medical oncologists. Patient outcomes can be greatly impacted by the level of Certificate The Evaluation and Request for Credit Form must be completed communication between these specialists during the course of treatment. In this and returned to the CBCE following this activity to obtain credit. program, a gastroenterologist, a medical oncologist, and a surgeon will discuss Please fill in the faculty name and date of the activity on the evaluation form. Participants will receive their certificate 4-6 their individual approaches to the management of patients with GIST. weeks after the CBCE receives their form. Participants of this program will be able to assess available methods for the Acknowledgement of Commercial Support diagnosis, staging, and management of patients with GIST, as well as the use of The CBCE gratefully acknowledges the educational grant prognostic and predictive markers that can aid treatment decisions. provided by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Americans with Disabilities Act Provided by Supported by The CBCE fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of support services, please notify the CBCE prior to the program. Disclaimer The content and views presented in this educational activity are For educational inquiries or to RSVP, please contact the CBCE™ those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the CBCE or Novartis Pharmaceuticals (The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education) Corporation. This material has been prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not comprehensive. Toll free: (877) 263-6911 Participants are advised to critically appraise the information presented, and they are encouraged to consult the available email@example.com literature on any product or device mentioned in this activity.
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