MWHC 2017 Oncology Symposium


Date & Location
Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:00 AM - 3:45 PM   Jepson Alumni Executive Center at UMW | 1119 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, VA

Specialties
Oncology

Overview

Join Mary Washington Healthcare for this complimentary event, featuring a full day dedicated to understanding the advancing treatments and integrative approach to cancer care in the Fredericksburg region.

Symposium Format with multi-disciplinary case presentations

  • Case Presentations in Breast Cancer: Navigating the Process
    • Diagnosis
    • Pathology - staging, grade, and genetic markers
    • Treatment and Outcomes
    • Clinical Trials - impact in changing treatment
    • Survivorship
    • Q&A with Panelists
  • New Screening Guidelines for PCPs
  • Ensuring Patient Centered Care and Collaboration within the Medical Community
  • Role of Genetics and Immunotherapy
  • Care Presentations in Lung Cancer: Comprehensive Plan of Care
    • Diagnosis
    • Pathology - staging, grade, and genetic markers
    • Treatment and Outcomes
    • Clinical Trials - Impact in changing treatment
    • Survivorship
    • Q&A with Panelists
  • Palliative Care in a Comprehensive Cancer Program


Objectives
  1. Identify breast cancer early by using appropriate cancer screening methods and to demonstrate the knowledge of clinical guidelines for diagnosis and survivorship.
  2. Provide standard of care model for providers to follow for screenings.
  3. Educate the importance of including all providers of the patients care plan.
  4. Identify current guidelines of genetics and immunology to provide optimal care of the patient.
  5. Identify lung cancer early by using appropriate cancer screening methods and to demonstrate the knowledge of clinical guidelines for diagnosis and survivorship.
  6. Educate providers of the difference between palliative care and hospice.

Registration
Symposium, breakfast, lunch, and afternoon wine bar are all complimentary.

Accreditation
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.