Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction is intended to provide balanced and multidisciplinary discussion of contemporary cancer treatment using didactic lectures, panel discussions, and poster sessions. The course will cover several specific clinical areas including Breast, Prostate, and CNS cancers as well as Lymphoma and Sarcomas. The course will also address several important advances in the field, such as the use of hypofractionation, integration of surgery, new chemotherapies including immunotherapy and their integration into clinical practice.
This course is designed for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, oncologic surgeons, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.
This meeting will summarize for practicing urologists and other interested professionals, new concepts in diagnosis and treatment for conditions including local and advanced prostate and bladder cancer, lower urinary tract symptoms, incontinence, urinary tract infection, reconstructive urology, andrology and medical malpractice. At the completion of the meeting, urologists will have been exposed to methods to optimize patient care well maintain patient centricity of care delivery.
The Society of Women in Urology (SWIU), formerly known just as “Women in Urology,” informally began at the 1980 AUA meeting in San Francisco, when five female urologists met for breakfast to discuss their experiences and frustrations. Such informal meetings continued until 1992, when the group created an executive board and introduced bylaws. SWIU now has more than 650 members, including over 250 board-certified female urologists, as well as female urology residents, fellows, post-residency, pre-board-certified women. SWIU also has female members who are non-urology MDs and PhDs.
To support the professional development and career advancement of women urologists and urologic researchers through education, advocacy, and mentorship.
This course is designed to give the background on the latest techniques and technology surrounding Endourology and the use of holmium lasers in urology for the management of various diseases. The course structure will include didactics, video surgical demonstrations and hands-on training with the latest equipment so that learners have the ability to work one on one with experts to familiarize themselves with the techniques and capabilities presented to them. The course will focus on the management of urolithiasis and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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The 2018 meeting has been set for January 24th - 26th. We look forward to seeing you there.
The ASCO-SITC Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium is a three-day meeting focused on clinical and translational research in immuno-oncology and the implications for clinical care. This meeting will address the high-level of need for clinical education in a field where all aspects of care are fundamentally different from traditional therapies.