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Join Us in Greenville for Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium

Feb 27, 2023 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

April 28-29 - Register Today!

CapturespurrRegistration is now OPEN -  we hope you can join us in April. 

April 28-29, 2023 8:00am - 12:30pm
Hyatt Regency Greenville, SC

The Charles L. Spurr symposium is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, navigators and other health care professionals dedicated to the field of hematology and oncology in settings across the continuum of care. Attendees will benefit from an interactive learning environment in which renowned faculty will present the latest in evidence based oncology care. This in-person meeting will provide didactic presentations and case studies so that participants will gain knowledge about best practice and new advances in treating oncology patients. Participants will return to practice with practical strategies for navigating therapeutic and diagnostic options and care delivery to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss therapeutic options in the treatment of solid tumors including cancers of the colon, breast, lung and prostate.
  • Describe advances in the treatment of hematologic malignancies including multiple myeloma and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
  • Examine the role of CAR-T and bispecific antibody agents in the management of lymphoma.
  • Integrate evidence based standards of care including innovations in diagnosis and treatment of common cancers into clinical practice.
  • Describe how legislation impacts the provision of Oncology Care.
  • Define the differences between first and next line targeted therapy approvals in lung cancer.
  • Review lung cancer treatment options after progression after or on immunotherapy.
  • Identify how integrative oncology can improve cancer outcomes through the use of complementary therapies and lifestyle changes as adjunct therapies in the care of cancer patients.

Visit our course catalog page for the details on this activity and to register!

Available Credits

  • 9.75 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC
  • The Wake Forest University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 9.75 Hours Nursing Contact Hours
    Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Tags: symposium, cancer, oncology

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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