Continuing Medical Education Company—PER—Hosts Conference Conducted by Cancer Experts
Plainsboro, NJ – Nov. 5, 2013 – The go-to source for excellence in continuing medical education, Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), will host the 8th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium® on November 10 at the Crowne Plaza® Times Square-Manhattan in New York City.
The 8th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium® is a one-day meeting that will serve as an update on advances in the field, focusing on the future of lung cancer treatment including options in early-stage care, advanced screening, and a look forward from the experts.
The symposium will be chaired by Mark G. Kris, MD, attending physician, Thoracic Oncology Service, William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY, and Roman Perez-Soler, MD, chief of oncology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY.
According to Dr Mark Kris, “We are in an extraordinary time in the treatment of lung cancer. Today, biopsy results and molecular data are the first steps in treatment planning. The past 5 years has seen an enormous amount of new data.”
The 8th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium® presenters will review the latest data, discuss treatment planning and considerations for the future, and present cases from their practices. Topics will include first line and beyond therapy options, utilizing molecular data to guide treatment, squamous cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer.
This educational symposium is directed toward medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, and pulmonologists involved in the treatment and management of patients with lung cancer.
"Options for the treatment of lung cancer have increased significantly over the past few years and PER® is excited to offer this interactive symposium to help the oncologic community to integrate new clinical information into the therapeutic decision process," said PER® Director of Independent Medical Education Phil Talamo. “PER® is committed to bringing together the leaders in the treatment of lung cancer.”
PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide learning opportunities for physicians. Incorporating instructional design with principles of adult learning, PER® plans, develops, implements, and evaluates educational opportunities, including multi-day congresses, one-day update conferences, regional meetings, online case discussions, and faculty dialogues. These educational activities enable health care professionals to remain current and responsive to advances in medical care for cancer patients, from diagnosis through treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
To register or view the program agenda, please visit www.gotoper.com.
About Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), is the certified medical education resource of choice for live and online activities focusing on oncology and hematology. Based on identified needs and practice gaps, PER® provides high-quality, evidence- based activities featuring leading national and international faculty with a focus on practice changing advances and standards of care in treatment and disease management. PER® serves the oncology health care community, including physicians, fellows, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, and researchers. Learn more at www.gotoper.com.
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