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Gastrointestinal Malignancies: 2014 Update of Clinical Care

Friday, March 7, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
Conference Room A
251 E. Huron St., Chicago
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On Friday, March 7, 2014, the Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine will host Gastrointestinal Malignancies: 2014 Update of Clinical Care. The conference will present a comprehensive summary of the latest research and clinical care information for gastrointestinal malignancies.

Agenda and Faculty List


Conference Chair

Dr. Mulcahy
Mary Mulcahy, MD
Associate Professor in Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Lurie Cancer Center
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Topics

  • Endoscopic Oncology
  • Cancer Risks in IBD
  • New Therapeutics
  • Colon Risk Assessment: Stage II
  • Radiation Strategies for GI Cancers
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Interventional Therapies of Colon Metastasis
  • Case Presentations

Target Audience

Radiologists; gastroenterologists; medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; fellows; oncology nurses, and allied health professionals involved in clinical care.

Conference Objectives

  • Analyze recent clinical advances in the gastroenterologists' approach to gastrointestinal malignancies.
  • Discuss innovations in new surgical advances for treating gastrointestinal malignancies.
  • Review the latest epidemiology data and prevention strategies for gastrointestinal malignancies.
  • Analyze results from key abstracts attempting to define standard of care treatments for gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Discuss advances in clinical cancer care based on clinical trial results and promote adoption into clinical practice.

Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine requires course directors, speakers, instructors, planners and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by NUFSM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The faculty disclosures and the discussion off-label usage will be indicated in the course syllabus.

Parking

Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct). The early-bird flat rate is $15 if you arrive between 5 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage.

Please be aware that there is construction work taking place which has closed Erie to through traffic between St Clair and Fairbanks Court. Please consult this map for alternate routes to the garage.

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact Megan Cahill, manager of Education Programs, or call 312.695.1391.



Sponsored by
Feinberg School of Medicine