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UPMC CancerCenter and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Mary Kate Egan
Herberman Conference Center - UPMC Shadyside
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5150 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

2016 ASCO Review

June 25, 2016
8 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.
Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion at UPMC Shadyside
5150 Centre Ave., Second floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Intent and Objectives
The goal of this program is to provide a comprehensive overview of topics of greatest importance as presented at the 2016 ASCO Conference.

Upon completion of this conference, the participant should be able to:

  • Integrate new evidence into everyday clinical practice, thereby improving the quality of care being delivered to cancer patients.
  • Implement practice changes in a variety of treatment options for solid tumors, including lung, breast, melanoma, colorectal, non-colorectal GI, and GU cancers.
  • Stimulate innovative strategies for new and/or additional research related to treatment and/or prevention.
  • Recognize the implications for practice change in both the academic and community practice settings.

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for oncologists and other health care professionals working with individuals with or at risk for cancer.

Course Directors

Edward Chu, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology
Deputy Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Barry C. Lembersky, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.6 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 6.0 contact hours.


Register by visiting the Center for Continuing Education in Health Sciences (CCEHS) website at: https://ccehs.upmc.com/home.jsf

Select “Upcoming Events.” Click on the appropriate event to begin registration.
Payment for tuition is due at the time of registration and must be made with debit/credit card on the CCEHS website.

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