At the Forefront of PMP/Appendiceal Cancer
Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the markers needed to properly diagnose psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer;
- State the new advances in chemotherapy and immunotherapy, nutrition, and supportive services available to psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer patients;
- Recognize when a psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer patient is eligible for surgical interventions;
- Discuss the patient perspective to psuedomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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Program Manager Regional Therapies
University of Chicago
Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Section of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology (Strategy and Finance)
Director, Surgical GI Cancer Program
Director, Regional Therapeutics Program
University of Chicago Medicine
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