CME Webcast Educates Learners on Lung Cancer Staging

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Educates Learners on Lung Cancer Staging. On this program, we’re going to update you on the approach to lung cancer staging. Joining on moderator is our lung cancer expert from the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jean Bustamante Alvarez.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE the importance of lung cancer staging and the need for a multidisciplinary approach; and IDENTIFY the minimally necessary studies that will be necessary to stage a patient with lung cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Racial disparities in lung cancer diagnosis and survival
  • Staging small cell lung cancer
  • Surgery versus stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
  • When PET-CT can miss lung 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.

On-line Enduring Material Teaches on Adrenal Nodules

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Teaches on Adrenal Nodules. Pheochromocytomas are fairly rare with about 1,000 cases in the U.S. every year but overall, adrenal tumors are common, and you can find one in about every 20 patients who undergo abdominal CT scans. Most of these adrenal tumors are benign and require no treatment but knowing which ones are consequential and which ones are inconsequential can be a challenge. On this CME webcast, to show you how to manage the incidentally identified adrenal tumor is surgical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Ohio State University, we have Dr. Drew Shirley.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the imaging characteristics used to determine treatment strategies for adrenal nodules; and USE biochemical tests to aid in the diagnosis of functional adrenal nodules.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Causes of adrenal nodules
  • Which adrenal nodule need to be biopsied
  • Familial syndromes involving adrenal tumors
  • Incidental adrenal nodules found when staging lung cancer
  • Performing adrenal nodule needle biopsy and FNA
  • What to expect during and after adrenal surgery
  • Approach to adrenal hemorrhage
  • Radiographic imaging follow-up of adrenal nodules
  • Laboratory follow-up of adrenal nodules in patients with hypertension

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.