American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS333
Title: Clinical Trials: Why and How You Should Incorporate Them into Your Practice
Date and Time of Session: Wednesday, October 25: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Description: The panel will present results from the highest impact clinical trials in cancer that have reported results over the last 1+ year. They will discuss how these results should impact the current management of the surgical oncology patient. They will address controversial issues surrounding the trial, interpretation of results, and how to safely incorporate these findings into the care of the surgical patient. An interactive session will allow audience members to voice concerns and ask questions about how best to implement findings into their practice. Studies that will be covered will be dependent on the reporting of clinical trial results, however are likely to include topics such as use of genomic signatures and use of neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer and pancreatic cancer.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Track:
General Surgery (GEN), Surgical Oncology (ONC)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Ethics
Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements:
Cancer,
Sponsored By:
CRP Education Committee
Program Participants:
Moderator
Kelly K. Hunt, MD, FACS
Speaker How a Community Surgeon Can Incorporate Clinical Trials Into Their Practice
Gary W. Unzeitig, MD, FACS
Speaker Methods for Incorporating Clinical Trial Results into Your Daily Practice
Sarah L. Blair, MD, FACS
Speaker What are the Right Clinical Trials for Patients with Pancreas Cancer?
Syed A. Ahmad, MD, FACS
Speaker What are Pragmatic Clinical Trials and Why are they Important for Surgeons?
Heather B. Neuman, MD, FACS
Questions and Answers