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Expert Practice in Lung Cancer

Expert Practice in Lung Cancer

Meeting Overview

We are pleased to invite you to the Expert PracticeSM in Lung Cancer meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Saturday, 14 March 2015. During this case-based meeting, leaders in the field will discuss, in an interactive format, clinical issues encountered daily by practicing physicians.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for European medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, pathologists, and other oncology healthcare professionals interested and/or involved in the treatment of patients with NSCLC.

Learning Objectives
  • After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Evaluate lung cancer biomarkers to inform choice of treatment strategy for NSCLC, including optimal methods for tissue sampling, analysis, and evaluation of results
  • Identify the role of immunotherapy in lung cancer, in particular the role of checkpoint inhibition, and evaluate efficacy and safety of these treatments in NSCLC
  • Adopt a multidisciplinary approach for the care of patients with lung cancer
  • Evaluate and incorporate the latest clinical trial data describing the use of chemotherapy and targeted agents in the choice of first-line, second-line, and maintenance therapy in lung cancer
  • Recognize the emerging treatment options for squamous cell NSCLC in order to provide best care for patients with these forms of lung cancer
Faculty

Chair
Enriqueta Felip, MD, PhD
Vall d'Hebron University
Barcelona, Spain

Faculty
Francesco Grossi, MD
National Institute for Cancer Research
Genoa, Italy

Keith Kerr, MBChB, FRCPath
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Natasha Leighl, MD, MMSc, FRCPC
Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Niels Reinmuth, MD, PhD
Hospital Grosshansdorf
Grosshansdorf, Germany

Suresh Senan, MRCP, FRCR, PhD
VU University Medical Center
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Paul Van Schil, MD, PhD
Antwerp University Hospital
Antwerp, Belgium

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