"New research and innovations are constantly changing the way we diagnosis, manage, and treat neuro-oncology patients," George Kaptain, M.D., Co-Chief, Brain & Spine Institute, John Theurer Cancer Center "We are excited to bring in leading experts to our center to better understand how we can apply these latest findings to our clinics."
Featured speakers and their presentations include:
- Gene Barnett, M.D., M.B.A., Director, Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Cleveland Clinic: Evolution of Radiosurgery and The Cleveland Clinic Experience
- W. Jeffrey Elias, M.D., Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System: Assessment and Utilization of Focused Ultrasound Surgery
- Nathan E. Simmons, M.D., Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Efficacy and Limitations in the Use of Quantitative Fluorescence Intracranial Tumor
- Andrew B. Lassman, M.D., Chief, Neuro-Oncology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital: Glioblastoma: Past, Present and Future
"Now in our eighth year, we look forward to hosting this program at our new, state-of-the-art cancer building," said Mark S. Pascal, M.D., Chief of Nero-Oncology, John Theurer Cancer Center. "Our comprehensive cancer facility brings our 14 divisions together under one roof, and encourages collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach among practicing physicians and staff."
The conference is located at John Theurer Cancer Center, 92 Second Street, Hackensack, NJ. This conference is complimentary, however registration is required. Please contact Maryann V. Lederhilger at 551-996-1162 or MLederhilger@HackensackUMC.org.
This conference is primarily for neuro and medical oncologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiation therapists, neuro-radiologists and primary care physicians as well as other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of brain and spinal tumor patients. HackensackUMC designates this education activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
"This symposium is part of John Theurer Cancer Center's commitment to help physicians and other healthcare professionals remain on the forefront of cancer care through continuing medical education programs," said Andrew L Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E, Chief Innovations Officer, Professor, and Vice President of Cancer Services.
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