Oncology Symposium Set For Nov. 18

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and CHI Memorial will host an oncology symposium for primary care providers on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Embassy Suites by Hilton from 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

J. Taylor Whaley, M.D., radiation oncologist, is the program director.  A maximum of 5.6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available.

Symposium topics include update in gynecologic oncology; prostate screening: making sense of the controversy; organ preservation strategies in urologic oncology; work up of lung cancer: a pulmonary perspective; advances in radiation oncology; role of low dose chest CT in lung cancer screening; from prep to polypectomy: improvements in colorectal cancer screening; advances in breast reconstruction interventions;and more.

The symposium is appropriate for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, interns, residents, and medical students involved in the care of oncology patients.

The cost to attend oncology symposium is $110 for CME-eligible clinicians and $50 for allied professionals.  For more information, call (423) 495-8365

Embassy Suites by Hilton is at 2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.


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