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  • Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology

    Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatment

    A free educational event for providers

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    5:30 – 7:35 p.m.
    Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology
    40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, 2nd Floor
    Londonderry, NH

    Please join us for an important discussion about new treatment approaches for locally-advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. This program has been developed for primary care physicians, hematologists/oncologists, radiation oncologists, urologists, nurse practitioners and other interested clinicians. Presentations from Dana-Farber specialists will enhance a provider's ability to:

    • Describe the benefits of early chemotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer
    • Identify appropriate medical management options for metastatic prostate cancer
    • Describe advanced imaging techniques for evaluating advanced prostate cancer
    • Discuss new radiation treatment options for higher risk and locally-advanced prostate cancer

    Agenda

    5:30 p.m.

    Dinner and Networking 

    6:00 p.m.

    Welcome
    Jeanna H. Walsh, MD
    Medical Director, Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology

    6:05 p.m.

    New Treatment Strategies for Newly-Diagnosed Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Christopher J. Sweeney, MBBS
    Medical Oncologist, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    6:50 p.m.

    The Evolution of Radiation Treatment for Locally-advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Peter F. Orio, III, DO
    Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center at Milford Regional Medical Center and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital; Clinical Instructor in Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

    7:35

    Concluding Remarks
    Jeanna H. Walsh, MD

    Registration

    This course is free for interested providers. Space is limited. To register, contact Carla LaPorte at 603-552-9125 or carla_laporte@dfci.harvard.edu by October 7.

    Accreditation

    The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Southern NH Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the New Hampshire Nurses’ Association Commission on Continuing Education which is accredited as an approver of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This continuing education activity has been approved for 1.5 contact hours. SNHAHEC Activity Number: 1116.

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