Mayo Clinic Cancer Center: Thoracic Oncology Update State-of-the-Art Evaluation and Management of Thoracic Cancers 2017

Phoenix, AZ US
November 10, 2017 to November 11, 2017

This CPD Activity has already taken place. See the 2018 course.

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 oncologic, surgical, radiation and multidisciplinary 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. Course topics are listed near the bottom of this page.


General Session
Full Fee (M.D., D.O., Scientist, Dentist)$400.00
Reduced Fee (Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health, Retiree)$300.00
One Day Registration
One Day Attendance (November 11, 2017)$275.00

Additional Information
Course Brochure (PDF)

Exhibit Opportunities:
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 attached exhibit forms and submit to Kristy Badder.

Thoracic Oncology 2017 course topics: 

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Thoracic Surgery for Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonary Procedures in Thoracic Cancers
  • Standard and Molecular Diagnostics
  • Liquid Biopsies
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Oligometastatiic Cancer
  • CNS Metastases
  • Immunotherapy for Thoracic Cancers
  • Oral Targeted Therapy
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Target Audience

Physicians, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and the entire multidisciplinary team taking care of patients with malignancies of the chest.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Event starts: 
11/10/2017 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
11/11/2017 - 4:30pm

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Juanita Kious Waugh Auditorium - Mayo Clinic Hospital Education Center
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

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.


Ground Transportation
Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for participants attending the course. Go online to and refer to CV Number #03NR0012 when making reservations. 

Supershuttle vans offer airport transportation to and from the hotel. To make reservations, call (800) 258-3826 or (602) 244-9000.

Recreation/Leisure Activities
Visit Phoenix website or Scottsdale website  for additional recreation and leisure activities. 

Available Credit

  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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