Penn Neuro-Oncology Symposium: Master Class in Brain Tumor Treatment

Do you treat patients with brain tumors? 

On Friday, June 8, the Penn Brain Tumor Center and Abramson Cancer Center will present a Neuro-Oncology Symposium at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

The one day master class, Brain Tumors 2018: Master Class in Brain Tumor Treatment – Best Practices, is designed for health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with brain tumors for CME and CNE credit. 

Penn Neuro-Oncology Symposium CME event banner

The class will feature presentations from renowned experts across the field, including guest speakers Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol and Roger Stupp, and University of Pennsylvania Medical Ethics and Health Policy Chair Dr. Ezekiel J. Emmanuel, in addition to a panel of leading neurosurgeons, neurologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and geneticists from Penn Medicine.

All pre-registered attendees will receive a copy Prescription for the Future: The Twelve Transformational Practices of Highly Effective Medical Organizations by Ezekiel Emanuel. Additionally, all physicians, residents, fellows and nurses will receive a copy of Glioblastoma 1E by Dr. Steven Brem.

Sessions

The symposium sessions will be devoted to fiber tracking (DTI), awake craniotomy, brain mapping, laser thermocoagulation and fluorescence IGS (image-guided surgery), as well as other advances in the surgical treatment of brain tumors. Sessions will also cover advances in immunotherapy; electric field therapy; viral and anti-angiogenic therapies for malignant brain tumors; radiation therapy; and cutting-edge topics in precision medicine, including comprising genetic, translational and clinical research.

View the full session schedule. 

Event details 

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Time: 7am – 3:15pm
Location: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Law Auditorium | Jordan Medical Education Center 
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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