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The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Lauren Wilson (412) 648-6342
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Across from UPMC Passavant)
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495 Browns Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
United States

Cancer Care: An Individualized Approach to Patient Needs

Presented by UPMC CancerCenter at UPMC Passavant and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Intent and Objectives
This one-day program, held on September 20, 2013, will consist of a series of lectures, as well as live case demonstrations. Experts on the subjects will present a comprehensive view of emerging treatment in cancer care.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for general and thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, pulmonologists, medical oncologists, internists, surgical oncologists, hospitalists, internal medicine physicians, gynecologists, coloproctologists, hepatologists, palliative care professionals, critical care/emergency medicine, primary care physicians, and any interested health care professionals: MD, DO, RN, PA, NP, and allied health care professionals.

Course Directors
Ghulam Abbas, MD, MHCM, FACS

Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery, UPMC Passavant
Division Chief, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, UPMC McKeesport

Rodney J. Landreneau, MD
Vice Chairman and Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgical Services, UPMC Passavant
Director, Comprehensive Lung Center, UPMC Shadyside

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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded 0.7 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 7.2 contact hours.

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