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First Annual Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

Friday, September 14, 2018

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001

Topic Specific Objectives

Barrett’s Esophagus

Anthony Infantolino, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify current approaches to Barrett’s esophagus
  2. Describe screening and surveillance for a patient at risk for esophageal cancer

Surgical Interventions for Esophageal Cancer

Walter J. Scott MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe surgical approaches for esophageal cancer
  2. Discuss the role of neoadjuvant therapies therapy for esophageal cancer

New Systemic Treatment In Esophageal and Gastric Cancer

Steven J. Cohen MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe current systemic treatment for esophageal and gastric cancers
  2. Discuss new and upcoming approaches to treating esophageal and gastric cancers

Tumor Board/Case Discussion

Joshua P. Cantor, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize optimal management of challenging esophageal cancer cases

Surgical Interventions in Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Cancer

Harish Lavu, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify current surgical approaches and management of pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers
  2. Describe new approaches to the management of pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers

Interventional Gastroenterology in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer

Daniel A. Ringold, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss new and emerging technology for diagnostic and management needs for pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancer patients

Systemic Interventions in Hepatocellular Cancer

James A. Posey, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe new and emerging systemic treatments for the hepatocellular cancer patient

Tumor Board/Case Discussion

Joshua P. Cantor, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize optimal management of patients with Hepatobiliary cancers

The Changing Landscape of Multidisciplinary Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer

Thomas George, MD, FACP

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize the standard of care for multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer in the US
  2. Appreciate ongoing clinical trials that have the potential to dramatically change practice in the near future

Screening for Colorectal Cancer and Lynch Syndrome

Eric B. Goosenberg, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify current colorectal screening recommendations.
  2. Recognize indications for genetic testing for lynch syndrome

Liver Directed Therapy

Colette M. Shaw, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify modalities and indications for liver directed therapies
  2. Discuss the different treatments of primary and metastatic liver directed therapies

Tumor Board/Case Discussion

Steve A. Fassler, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize optimal management of challenging colorectal cancer cases

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

Atrayee Basu Malick, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe current approaches and management of GIST

Neuroendocrine Tumors

Rajan Argarwal, MD

OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss emerging therapies utilizing nuclear medicine for the treatment of well differentiated neuroendocrine malignancies

Updates in Radiation Oncology

Wayne H. Pinover, DO

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe current utilization of radiation in GI malignancies

Survivorship

Karon Martyn, CRNP, MSN, ANP-BC,  AOCNP

OBJECTIVES

  1. Explain national guidelines for survivorship
  2. Discuss implications of the survivorship care plan on patient management

Tumor Board/Case Discussions

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize optimal management of GIST diseas.
  2. Recognize nuclear medicine treatment modality for neuroendocrine disease
  3. Discuss radiation and the utilization in GI malignancies
  4. Review national guidelines for Survivorship for GI cancer patients

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