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Sep
24
2019
Sep 24, 2019
Community Event

Piedmont Oncology Staging Dinner

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Piedmont Healthcare
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center 800 Sprin
Atlanta, GA 30308

Prostate Cancer Staging

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 8th Edition 

 

About the Dinner

Prostate cancer is most common noncutaneous cancer in men. Since 2010, cancers of the prostate were staged using the 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. On January 1, 2018, that changed with the implementation of the 8th edition, in which major changes have been made to improve the prognostic value. Learn how the 8th edition affect prognosis and treatment decisions.

6:00 p.m. - Registration 6:30 p.m. - Dinner and Presentation7:30 p.m. - Q&A and Program Evaluation

Who Should Attend

Urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, advanced practitioners, nurses, nurse navigators and other allied health care professionals. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the changes to the prostate cancer chapter in the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual—8th edition.

  2. Explain how new cancer staging will impact treatment options for prostate cancer patients.

  3. Implement the 8th edition changes into everyday practice.

CME

Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Contact oncology@piedmont.org for more information.

 

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