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2021 Mayo Clinic and the Society for Neuro Oncology - Online CME Course

Course Directors: Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D,  Katherine B. Peters, M.D., Ph.D. (Duke Cancer Center, Durham, NC) and J. Charles Haynes, J.D. (Society for Neuro Oncology)

Available until November 6, 2022 - Online CME Course

This comprehensive online review of critical neuro-oncology topics will address most frequently encountered clinical challenges, such as: management of primary and metastatic CNS tumors, pathology and classification, neuro-surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, imaging, pediatric brain cancer, brain and spine metastases, management of neurological complications, and palliative care.  Participants will benefit from presentations by faculty representing the top national neuro-oncology centers across the country. After completing both modules, they will find this course to be an excellent resource in preparing for the neuro-oncology board exam.

Registration Fees- 2 Modules
MD, DO, PhD$325
NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$250


Target Audience

We invite neuro-oncology physicians (MD/DO), physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, fellows, residents, medical students, social workers, and industry contacts to participate.

Learning Objectives

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.

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

• Recognize the most common diagnostic entities in neuro-oncology
• Explain available treatment options for primary and secondary brain tumors
• Identify the types of radiotherapy used in neuro-oncology and describe associated adverse effects
• Apply management techniques for neurologic complications of cancer
• Explain which chemotherapies are used in the treatment of brain cancer and related side effects
• Recognize the most common medical complications in patients with brain cancer
• Identify the most common diagnostic entities in pediatric neuro-oncology
• Explain available treatment options for pediatric brain tumors

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

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Course Directors

Maciej Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.N
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Katherine B. Peters, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke Cancer Center
Durham, North Carolina

Planning Committee Members

J. Charles Haynes, J.D.
Society for Neuro-Oncology
Austin, Texas

Maciej Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.N
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Katherine B. Peters, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke Cancer Center
Durham, North Carolina

Gelareh Zadeh, M.D. Ph.D.
Society for Neuro-Oncology
Austin, Texas


Adrienne A. Boire, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Peter D. Canoll, M.D., Ph.D.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, New York

Erin M. Dunbar, M.D.
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Rimas V. Lukas, M.D.
Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Evanston, Illinois

Sonia Partap, M.D., M.S.
Stanford University & Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California

David M. Peereboom, M.D., FACP
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Helen A. Shih, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Cristina Valencia Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

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 enduring material for a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants 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

  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 Attendance


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