University of Chicago Visiting Professor Series: Updates in Surgical Oncology

Arlington Heights, IL US
April 23, 2019
This activity will provide critical updates on important topics in surgical oncology to improve patient outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, PAs, and APNs interested in the appropriate surgical management of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe patient characteristics that make intraperitoneal chemotherapy an appropriate ovarian cancer;
  • Identify options for regional therapies in both neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings;
  • Discuss current controversies in adjuvant therapies for ovarian cancer;
  • State the incidence of peritoneal metastases (PM) in the general population;
  • Analyze current therapeutic strategies for the management of PM;
  • Discuss future therapeutics and diagnostics for PM.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Demetria Avant
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Participation
Event starts: 
04/23/2019 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
04/23/2019 - 8:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Francesca’s Tavola
208 S. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
United States
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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 Demetria Avant 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.

  S. Diane Yamada, MD
  Joseph Bolivar DeLee Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology
  Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH
  Associate Professor of Surgery
  Director, Surgical GI Cancer Program
  Director, Regional Therapeutics Program

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare 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.
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