CME Dinner Series: Update on Management of Primary and Metastatic CNS Tumors

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Date:November 12, 2015

Time: 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM (PT)

Location:City of Hope

Event Is:

  • Define  the roles of surgery, radiation therapy and systemic therapy in the management of central nervous system tumors both primary and  metastatic.
  • Profile and discuss the advantages and limits of whole  brain irradiation (WBRT) and Steriotactic Radiosurgery (SRS).
  • Deliniate the circumstances in which focal therapy, such as surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery, is likely to be beneficial for patients with brain metastases.
  • Review current minimally invasive surgical techniques for the managemnt of primary and metastatic CNS tumors.
  • Select appropriate multidisciplinary treatments for patients with new and recurrent CNS metastasis.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Objectives:

  • Define  the roles of surgery, radiation therapy and systemic therapy in the management of central nervous system tumors both primary and  metastatic.
  • Profile and discuss the advantages and limits of whole  brain irradiation (WBRT) and Steriotactic Radiosurgery (SRS).
  • Deliniate the circumstances in which focal therapy, such as surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery, is likely to be beneficial for patients with brain metastases.
  • Review current minimally invasive surgical techniques for the managemnt of primary and metastatic CNS tumors.
  • Select appropriate multidisciplinary treatments for patients with new and recurrent CNS metastasis.

Who should attend:

Neurosurgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Neuro-oncologists, Neurologists, Internists and allied healthcare professionals who work with patients with primary and metastatic CNS tumors.