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									                                                                                     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
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                             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 speakercorps@thecbce.com
                       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
                           localcme@thecbce.com                                      literature on any product or device mentioned in this activity.

								
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