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Praxair Cancer Center Ninth Annual Cancer Symposium

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Danbury, CT

Danbury Hospital Praxair Cancer Center

Advances In Lung Cancer:
Treatment & Detection


The conference is dedicated to the discussion of current advances in lung cancer screening and treatment.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the most common molecular abnormalities in lung cancer
  • Explain the predictive and prognostic relevance of EGFR mutations
  • Explain the predictive relevance of ALK rearrangements
  • Describe future molecular targets in lung adenocarcinoma and squamous cell lung cancer
  • Review new guidelines for lung cancer screening

Keynote Speaker

Gregory Riely, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Targeted Audience

Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Medical Oncologists, Pathologists, Pulmonologists, Radiation Oncologists, Radiologists, Other Specialists, Residents, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals.

Program Agenda

7:00-800am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:00am Gregory Riely, MD
Molecular Testing for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:Current Standards & Future Possibilities (Incl. Q&A)
9:00-9:45am Donald Hulnick, MD: Screening for Lung Cancer
9:45-10:00am Michael Cohenuram, MD
Summation & Final Questions

Education Credits

Danbury Hospital is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Danbury Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Danbury Hospital is an Approved Provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the Connecticut Nurses Association, an Accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. Registered Nurses who attend the entire program will receive 2 contact hours.

Registration Deadline

October 31, 2012


Danbury Hospital
John C. Creasy Auditorium
24 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, CT

For More Information

Please contact Lillian Monaghan at 203-739-7898.

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