Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

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2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer

presented by Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

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Notification icon Friday, June 21, 2019 7:30 AM - Sunday, June 23, 2019 3:10 PM America/Los_Angeles

Location Icon Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, 94111, USA

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Each year, MASCC joins with the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO) to convene the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting. This multinational and multidisciplinary conference is an opportunity for professionals and trainees from diverse fields to share their knowledge and collaborate on research and the best new practices in supportive cancer care. Topics address new treatments and technologies to manage the symptoms of cancer and side effects of therapy, as well as psychosocial and economic concerns. Annual events include plenary and parallel sessions, multidisciplinary workshops, e-posters, study group meetings, and social events. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in improving supportive care and quality of life for people with cancer and cancer survivors.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, pharmacists, social workers, nutritionists, and other health care providers involved with the care of cancer patients.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Address their personal Continuous Professional Development (CPD) needs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence base for supportive care in cancer.
  • Recognize the increasing importance of digital health in supportive care.
  • Recognize the importance of sexual health/problems in cancer patients.
  • Define the major toxicities (and management thereof) of immunotherapy / other novel anti-cancer modalities.
  • Define the major problems (and management thereof) of cancer survivorship.
  • Explain the term “biosimilar”.
  • Appraise (and reflect) on current practice.
  • Assess alternative models of care.
  • Evaluate the need to change current practice.
  • Share experiences with colleagues.
  • Develop collaborations with new colleagues.

CME INFORMATION

‚ÄčIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Kenes Education.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 18 contact hours.

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