The conference discusses caring for patients with gastrointestinal cancers using emerging treatment options
January 16, 2020 03:07 PM Eastern Standard Time
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host the 5th Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncology® on Saturday, March 21, at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The program will be co-chaired by world-renowned experts John L. Marshall, M.D., chief, division of hematology/oncology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital; professor of medicine and oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; and director, The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers; and Michael A. Choti, M.D., MBA, FACS, chief of surgery, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.
“The gastrointestinal (GI) cancer landscape is constantly transforming, as is the growing number of therapies and treatment options,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “This conference will educate attendees on how precision medicine has changed the treatment landscape and how to properly use precision medicine to optimize patient care and outcomes.”
SOGO® is a one-day, multidisciplinary educational conference, dedicated to exploring emerging therapies and evolving standards of care in the management of patients with GI tumors, with a focus on providing oncologists and gastroenterologists with the tools to individualize patient care. The program includes various modules that feature general presentations and workshops geared toward important concepts in the field. With separate tracks in medical oncology, surgical and radiation oncology, and case-based SOGO® seminars, the program is designed to match the learning interests of everyone who attends.
This year’s symposium will once again feature the dynamic and interactive Medical Crossfire® format, in which experts will engage in debate and answer questions about ongoing paradigm shifts. The program will also feature case-based lectures by expert faculty that explore the latest data and how it can affect decisions to improve outcomes for patients.
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About Physicians’ Education Resource®
Since 1995, PER® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now advances patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER® initiated CME programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas. While expanding into topics outside of oncology, PER® stands as the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America, dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.
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