Research & Education

IASLC European Webinar Series - 2015/2016 - Advances in Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 6:30 p.m. CET - Recording Available
Giorgio Scagliotti

Pr Françoise Mornex, MD, PhD
Département de Radiothérapie
Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud
Lyon, France

Name of Reviewer(s): 

              

Fred Hirsch, MD, PhD –Speakers Bureau/Advisory Board: Astrazeneca, Genentech, BMS, Lilly and Abbvie.

Name of Planner(s): 

 

  Deb Whippen-Nothing to Disclose

Name of Activity: 

 

Advances in Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer

Date of Activity:

 

Jan 20, 2016

Faculty/Speaker(s):

Financial DISCLOSURES

 

Pr Françoise Mornex, MD, PhD- Consulting for: Lilly, Roche and Boehringrt-Ingelheim

Type of Activity: 

 Live Course

  Internet Live Course (Webinar)

 Internet Enduring Material

Are there Commercial Supporters for this activity?

   No

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Radiotherapy for lung cancer is rapidly changing. Today, stereotactic irradiation (SBRT) is recognized as a safe and efficient treatment technique for smaller lung tumors (NSCLC). The approach to centrally located tumors is more controversial. In advanced-stage III disease, several large clinical trials have attempted to address the optimal incorporation of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for stage III disease.

In this program, we will discuss:

  • The indications of SBRT for early-stage NSCLC.
  • Yhe debate as to the optimal treatment for centrally located tumors.
  • State-of-the-art therapy for the management of stage III NSCLC, including issues of chemoradiation timing/sequence, drugs, radiation doses, and the incorporation of targeted therapies in future treatment schemes.

After viewing this presentation, attendees will:

  • Analyze the evolving role and indications of SBRT for the treatment of early-stage NSCLC.
  • Define ongoing clinical trials evaluating an expanded role for SBRT in future treatment strategies.
  • Identify state-of-the art treatment options for stage III NSCLC.

Following the presentation Dr. Mornex addressed questions from the audience.

 

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IASLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

IASLC CME designates this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

GOAL & PURPOSE

Radiotherapy for lung cancer is rapidly changing. Today, stereotactic irradiation (SBRT) is recognized as a safe and efficient treatment technique for smaller lung tumors (NSCLC). The approach to centrally located tumors is more controversial. In advanced-stage III disease, several large clinical trials have attempted to address the optimal incorporation of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for stage III disease.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This CME live webinar series is designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat patients with lung cancer, including medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and advanced practice nurses and physicians' assistants.

DISCLAMER

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Thank you for your participation.

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Participants who complete a post-test along with an evaluation will receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for each completed webinar. If you are interested in obtaining the CME Credits for these sessions you must indicate this when you register for the program.

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