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Mayo Clinic Thoracic Oncology 2020 - CANCELLED

Scottsdale, AZ US
April 16, 2020 to April 18, 2020

This course has been CANCELLED - See more courses at Hematology and Oncology Specialty page

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

April 16-18, 2020 - Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona - Afternoons and Saturday morning combined with Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine) 

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: $400.00

Exhibit Opportunity
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 Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for MD, DO, NPs, PAs, RNs.  Hematology Oncology, Internists & general practitioners, Thoracic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Evaluate results of advanced pathology testing for treatment planning in thoracic malignancies and review the circumstances under which testing should be used.
  • 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 targeted and immunotherapy in thoracic cancers. 

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 12.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/16/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
04/18/2020 - 4:30pm

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Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States
+1 (800) 354-5892

A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special group rate of $309/night (USD) plus applicable city/state taxes.  Make your reservation before the block fills or the cut-off date of March 16, 2020.  (Room block is under the name of the Mayo Clinic Pulmonary Medicine course.)   Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates based on room availability.  Children under the age of 17 will stay complimentary.  Third or fourth adult person rates are $50 each.  Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. 

Click here to book a room  (expires 3/16/2019 or when room block fills)

The room block sells out quickly. Here are some alternate accommodations nearby if needed.: 

  • Sleep Inn at North Scottsdale Road - 16630 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 - 480.477.6424
  • Best Western Plus Scottsdale Thunderbird Suites - 7515 E Butherus Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 - 480.951.4000
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix/Scottsdale - 16620 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 - 480.348.9280
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Scottsdale North - 17011 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 - 480.563.4120
  • Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - 7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 – 480-585-4848
  • Courtyard Scottsdale North - 17010 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 – 480-922-8400
  • Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains - 16770 N Perimeter Dr, Scottsdale, AZ - 480-502-3836

Please note, we do not have special rate room blocks at the above hotels. 

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Helen J. Ross, M.D.
Karen L. Swanson, D.O.

Harshita Paripati, M.D.
Arizona Oncology
Mesa and Tempe, Arizona

Staci E. Beamer, M.D.
Daniel R. Almquiest, M.D. 
Thomas B. Daniels, M.D.
Jonathan D'Cunha, M.D., Ph.D.
Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, M.D.
Clinton E. Jokerst, M.D.
Konstantinos Leventakos, M.D., Ph.D.
Aaron S. Mansfield, M.D.
Tobias Peikert, M.D.
Steven E. Schild, M.D.
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
Laszlo T. Vaszar, M.D. 

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(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 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 12.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Health Care Professionals
 A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care 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) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 12.75 Attendance


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