Interventional Management of Chronic Pain in the Cancer Patients

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Date:November 03, 2016

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

Location:Visitor Center, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Event Is:

  1. Describe the basic tenets of cancer pain management and identify important clinical considerations related to managing chronic cancer related pain.
  2. Summarize the currently available interventional anesthetic and neurosurgical strategies for managing cancer pain.
  3. Assess the usefulness and timing of "interventional" approaches to the management of chronic and/or complex cancer pain.
  4. Formulate and implement an evidence-based integrated approach, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, to managing cancer related pain.
  5. Discuss the essential therapeutic considerations, side effects, and desired treatment outcomes for intraspinal opiod adminsitration, sympathetic nerve blocks, electrical-stimulation, and ablative surgery.

Presenters:Christine Chang, MD • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine Mike Chen, MD, PhD • Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Objectives:

  1. Describe the basic tenets of cancer pain management and identify important clinical considerations related to managing chronic cancer related pain.
  2. Summarize the currently available interventional anesthetic and neurosurgical strategies for managing cancer pain.
  3. Assess the usefulness and timing of "interventional" approaches to the management of chronic and/or complex cancer pain.
  4. Formulate and implement an evidence-based integrated approach, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, to managing cancer related pain.
  5. Discuss the essential therapeutic considerations, side effects, and desired treatment outcomes for intraspinal opiod adminsitration, sympathetic nerve blocks, electrical-stimulation, and ablative surgery.

Who should attend:

Medical Oncologists,  Neurosurgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Anesthesiologists, Palliative and Supportive Care Specialists, Internists, and other allied health care professionals who treat patients with cancer related pain.

CME credits:1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credit™ The City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. City of Hope designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.TM

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Contact:

Yolanda Tamayo