Chicago Lung Cancer Updates 2018

Chicago, IL US
November 16, 2018
The goal of this educational intervention is to inform clinicians on new therapeutic options and medical advances for the treatment of lung cancer that can be implemented in an effort to reduce lung cancer related deaths. It will provide physicians and other healthcare professionals with information that will improve their competence and ultimately improve patient outcomes. By providing them with important therapeutic and standard of care developments, this intervention will educate oncologists on best practices for treating the disease.
Join us for this important event
in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month!


Watch two of our expert faculty, Jyoti Patel, MD, and D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, in our UChicago Medicine Studio as they discuss the latest in Lung Cancer, Published Nov 8, 2018

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the prevention and treatment of lung cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the appropriate selection of diagnostic modalities in the workup of a patient with suspected lung cancer;
  • Identify how to evaluate patients with malignant airway obstruction, mediastinal/hilar adenopathy, and peripheral lung lesions;
  • State the role of surgical resection for the treatment of locally advanced and oligometastatic lung cancer;
  • Relate how testing approaches inform clinical decision-making for the treatment of advanced NSCLC in multiple lines of care;
  • Discuss novel non-invasive strategies for detection of lung cancer;
  • Report key clinical trial findings on the use of immunotherapeutic strategies in locally advanced and advanced NSCLC;
  • Explain the application of chemotherapeutic and targeted approaches to NSLC;
  • Discuss the side effects associated with new chemotherapeutic agents and their management.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Annette Westerberg
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/16/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/16/2018 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago Lung Cancer Updates 2018 AgendaChicago Lung Cancer Updates 2018 Agenda
Agenda subject to change.
Omni Hotel
676 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Omni Hotel is pleased to offer a special discounted rate of $235 per night to attendees. Attendees are also eligible for special event parking rates. It is $27 per car for up to 12 hours and overnight is $70 per day/car. To book at the special rate or for more information about parking, please contact:

Amanda Byrd


ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Everett E. Vokes, MD
  John Ultmann Professor of Medicine and Chair
  Department of Medicine
  University of Chicago
  Jyoti Patel, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Department of Medicine
  University of Chicago


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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Profession TypeFee
Other Healthcare Professionals$30

CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a $25 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by November 1, 2018. No refunds will be made after November 1, 2018.

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