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Emerging Treatment Strategies in the Treatment of Cancer for Practicing Physicians and Healthcare Professionals

Program Director: John V. Heymach, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

August 29, 2015 - Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center, 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030 – Phone: 713-796-0080

Jointly sponsored by
The A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System,  CancerNet  and American Health Resource, Inc  

Educational Grants
Eisai, Inc.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Amgen, Inc.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

For online registration and more information visit: www.cancernetus.com

Target Audience

This symposium is directed primarily to hematologists/oncologists, radiation oncologists, researchers, pharmacists, registered nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and fellows in training interested in new development in solid tumors and hematological malignancies.  No specific skill or knowledge other than a basic training in hematology/oncology is required for successful participation in this activity. 

Statement of Need/Program Overview

This symposium is intended to improve care of patients with solid tumors and hematological malignancies by accelerating adoption of new guidelines and evidence-based practice change.  The format will include didactic lectures from known opinion leaders, question and answer sessions, and ample opportunity for participant interaction with faculty.

Registration Fee
Registration fee partially covers continental breakfast, lunch and syllabus book

  Early Registration Fee
(Up to Aug 15, 2015)
Discounted Registration Fee
(Aug 16 – Aug 25, 2015)

Regular Registration Fee
(Aug 26 – Aug 29, 2015)
Physicians $95.00 $125.00 $155.00
Registered Nurses $65.00 $85.00 $105.00
Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants $65.00 $85.00 $105.00
Pharmacists $65.00 $85.00 $105.00
Fellows $65.00 $85.00 $105.00
*Industry $250.00 $350.00 $4000.00
*Person(s) employed by for-profit organizations such as pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and financial institutions

Payment may be made:  □ MC           □ Visa                         □ Discover      □ Check
Credit Card Number___________________________ Expiration Date_______________­­­­­­­
Name and address† ________________________________________________________
†as given on the monthly credit card statement
No refund. Substitution is allowed.

Please make checks payable to CancerNet. Mail checks to CancerNet, 860 Hebron Pkwy, Suite 1104, Lewisville, TX 75057

To reserve your place for the meeting, please complete the registration form and fax it 443-267-0016.  For questions if any please call Brian Waggoner at 972-459-5222 or E-mail: brianw@cancernetus.com

Physician Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System and CancerNet.  The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
Accreditation Statement
American Health Resources, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14254 and approved this program for 6.25 contact hours. Please check with licensing board to verify credits can be claimed in your state.

Pharmacist Continuing Education
Accreditation Statement
tempAmerican Health Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation
This activity provides 6.25 contact hours (0.625 CEUs) - Knowledge based credits
ACPE Universal Activity Number:  0280-9999-15-005-L01-P  

Participant Requirements for Credit:

  • Participants must fully attend all sessions as well as pass in a completed signature verification form (No partial credit will be given).
  • Participants can earn Continuing Education credits for this program by electronically logging onto the website https://ce.ahrevents.com/ and completing the session evaluation form for sessions attended.
  • Nurses:  After completion of the evaluation, certificate of credit can be printed.
  • Pharmacists: After completion of the activity evaluation, pharmacy education credit is automatically reported to CPE Monitor where a certificate of credit can be printed. Please allow up to 48 hours for credit to be available on the CPE Monitor.

*Only Certificates of Credit issued from CPE Monitor are valid in the US
* CPE Monitor will not accept credits after 60 days from the session date

  • All participant names will be checked against program attendance sheets for verification of attendance.

Disclosure & Evaluation:
All participants will have the opportunity to evaluate the educational session and presenter as well as the ability to identify their future educational needs. Disclosure will be made on the day of the program regarding any interest or affiliation a speaker may have with a supporting organization.


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