Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Thoracic Oncology Update 2018

Phoenix, AZ US
November 9, 2018 to November 10, 2018

Course Directors: Helen J. Ross, M.D. & Karen L. Swanson, D.O.

Thoracic malignancies represent the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This continuing medical education activity will focus on recent developments in medical, surgical, radiation and medical oncologic care of patients with malignancies of the chest. The conference will emphasize recent developments in molecular pathways of carcinogenesis and immunobiology as well as novel surgical and interventional techniques. Important clinical advances and clinical trials including surgical, medical, radiation and palliative management will be presented by a distinguished faculty.

Registration Fee

Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$400
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Allied Health Professional, Retiree$300
One Day Attendance (Saturday Only - November 10)$275

Exhibitor Inquiry
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.


Target Audience

This course is designed for hematology oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, and healthcare professionals involved in cancer care. Also of interest to pulmonary, critical care and general internal medicine physicians who may want to enhance their thoracic oncologic knowledge.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Select appropriate patients for lung cancer screening.
  • Evaluate the benefit for minimally invasive over open thoracic surgery.
  • Recognize the role of particle beam radiation in thoracic malignancy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of immunotherapy in thoracic cancers.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.50 AOA
  • 12.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/09/2018 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
11/10/2018 - 4:30pm

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Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Lodging Accommodations

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5655 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500

Hotel rooms near the Clinic are limited. You are urged to make reservations early. The Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic is located on the Mayo Clinic Phoenix campus. To make your reservation, call (800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 12.50 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be available to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.50 AOA
  • 12.50 Attendance


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