Learn About Kidney and Bladder Cancer On Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Kidney and Bladder Cancer On Webcast. Today, nephrectomies are commonly performed to treat kidney cancer as well as other conditions. On this webcast, we will hear from two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center & James Cancer Hospital’s Urologic surgeons on the treatment of both kidney and bladder cancers. We’re delighted to introduce Assistant Professor of Urology Dr Debashish Sundi and Associate Professor of Urology Dr Geoffrey Box.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: recognize how to evaluate hematuria, including when to refer for cystoscopy and upper urinary tract imaging; describe how bladder cancer treatments vary widely based on stage and grade; describe the treatment options for kidney cancer; and describe the appropriate radiographic evaluation of a renal mass.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Imaging
  • Tests prior to referral
  • Stage at diagnosis
  • Screening for kidney cancer
  • Prevention

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Experts Discuss Prostate Cancer on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Prostate Cancer on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to answer those questions. We’re pleased to introduce our guests. Dr. Shawn Dason is an Assistant Professor of Urology. And Dr. Sun-Ray Wong is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe the rationale for the treatment of prostate cancer and who should be treated; describe the surgical management of localized prostate cancer; understand the role of radiation in the management of prostate cancer; gain insight on the complexity and the various options available in managing patients with prostate cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Nerve-sparing prostatectomy
  • Open versus robotic prostatecomy
  • Side effects of external beam radiation versus brachytherapy
  • What to expect during radiation therapy

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast. Today, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for colon cancer. But not only has surgical technique improved, the medical treatment of colon cancer is also undergoing a revolution. To tell us about the current state of the art of colon cancer treatment, We’d like to welcome today’s guests. Dr. Lisa Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of Colorectal Surgery. And Dr. Anne Noonan is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list the screening guidelines for colon cancer; recognize that surveillance guidelines for colon cancer are individualized based on patient history and findings; describe the work-up for colon cancer and the indications for surgical intervention; and understand the indications for adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer and a general overview of systemic therapy options for metastatic colon cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Systemic treatments for colon cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Neoadjuvant therapy for colon cancer

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Experts Discuss Breast Cancer Treatment on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Breast Cancer Treatment on Webcast. On this webcast, we’re going to focus on breast cancer treatment. First, to tell us about the surgical treatment of breast cancer, is surgical oncologist and Professor of Surgery from the Ohio State University, Dr. Doreen Agnese. And then to update us on systemic therapy for breast cancer is medical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Margaret Gatti-Mays.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the basics of choosing systemic therapy options in the neoadjuvant/adjuvant and metastatic breast cancer
settings; and understand the approved indications for immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Surgical procedures for breast cancer
  • Systemic treatment selection strategies
  • What to expect during and after surgery
  • Neoadjuvant and adjuvant endocrine therapy
  • Duration of adjuvant endocrine therapy
  • Indications for genetic counseling
  • Pregnancy and breast cancer

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Ovarian and Uterine Cancer on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Ovarian and Uterine Cancer on Webcast. On this webcast, we’re going to discuss what we know about these cancers… the challenges for screening and diagnosis, as well as the latest in approaches to treatment. We’ll find out where we are in the timeline of these cancers and get a glimpse of where the story might lead us. To update us on the latest on uterine and ovarian cancer, I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Kristin Bixel, an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology from the The James Cancer hospital here at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe the presenting symptoms and initial evaluation for patients with ovarian/endometrial cancer; and discuss the genetic landscape of ovarian/endometrial cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Screening recommendations for ovarian cancer
  • Screening recommendations for uterine cancer
  • Red flags for gynecologic cancers
  • Screening for high risk patients
  • When to suspect genetic syndrome

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.