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Treatment Challenges for Malignant Mesothelioma

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Holiday Inn Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Update on Mesothelioma

Intent and Overview
This course is designed to cover the most recent advances in mesothelioma therapy including methods of detection, treatment and research. Upon completion of the activity, learners from several disciplines should be able to discuss the latest cancer methods of detection, treatment, surveillance and research and describe how these advances can be applied to their practice.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of Surgical, Medical, Radiation Oncology, Pathology and General Surgery.

Course Co-Directors
David L. Bartlett, MD
Professor of Surgery, Surgical Oncology and GI Surgical Services

Rodney J. Landreneau, MD
Professor of Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

James D. Luketich, MD
Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

James F. Pingpank Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

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 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded 0.40 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 4.75 contact hours.

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