Overview

The purpose of this program is to educate attendees on new developments in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment in cancer with an emphasis on genomic-based treatment for the individual patient.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn in a classroom type setting and have an opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion with the faculty.

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Speakers

Karel Dicke, MD PhD


Director High Dose Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant Program Texas Health Physicians Group Arlington Cancer Center Arlington, Texas
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Baran Sumer, MD


Associate Professor Otolaryngology UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas
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Bart Barlogie, MD PhD


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy Little Rock, Arkansas
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Borje Andersson, MD, PhD


Professor Department of Stem Cell Transplantation Division of Cancer Medicine University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas
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Veena Singh, MD, FCAP, FCAMG


CLIA Laboratory and Medical Director San Diego, California
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Apostolia Tsimberidou, MD PhD


Associate Professor Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas
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Robert Collins, MD, FACP


Professor Internal Medicine UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas
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Accreditation

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 5 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Cancer Treatment Research and Educational Institute. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

TNA

UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 5 contact hours.

Approved Provider ID: 16-274238-B

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Cancer Treatment Research and Educational Institute.