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May 31, 2015 | 6:30

Hilton Chicago
North International Ballroom
Chicago, Illinois

Best Practices and Emerging Treatment Strategies in the Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

 

This is an independent, accredited educational activity held adjunct to the ASCO Annual Meeting. This presentation is not sponsored or endorsed by ASCO.

Registration

Registration is complimentary. Please remember to bring your ASCO Badge.

Available seating will be based on room capacity. Seating is limited and pre-registration does not guarantee admission, as the room may be overbooked. Early arrival is recommended and seating will be first come first serve until capacity is met.

May 31, 2015 | 6:30pm
Hilton Chicago
North International Ballroom
Chicago, Illinois

Faculty

Chair: Paul J. Hesketh, MD
Lahey Hospital And Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts

Matti S. Aapro, MD
Cinique de Genolier
Genolier, Vaud, Switzerland

Richard J. Gralla, MD
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
New York, New York

Agenda

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Chair: Paul Hesketh, MD

6:30 pm

Reception and buffet dinner

7:00 pm

Welcome & Introduction
Paul J. Hesketh, MD

7:05 pm

Demographic and pre-session knowledge/competence polling
Paul J. Hesketh, MD

7:15 pm

The Physiology and Neuropharmacology of CINV
Richard J. Gralla, MD

7:35 pm

Improving Antiemetic Control: Evidence-based Guidelines and Future Therapies
Matti S. Aapro, MD

7:55 pm

Panel Discussion 1: Practical Considerations in the Management of CINV
Moderator: Paul J. Hesketh, MD
Faculty Panel: Matti S. Aapro, MD; Richard J. Gralla, MD, Ian Schnadig, MD

8:20 pm

Panel Discussion 2: Challenging Case Vignettes with Audience Polling
Moderator: Paul J. Hesketh, MD
Faculty Panel: Matti S. Aapro, MD; Richard J. Gralla, MD, Ian Schnadig, MD

8:45 pm

Post-session knowledge/competence polling
Paul J. Hesketh, MD

8:50 pm

Recap of Key Points and Closing Remarks
Paul J. Hesketh, MD

9:00 pm

Adjourn

Continuing Medical Education

Imedex®, LLC is accredited by the Continuing Education Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Who Should Attend

This educational activity is specifically designed for medical oncologists, oncology nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with cancer.

Objectives

Upon completion of these educational activities, participants should be better able to:

  • Relate the pathophysiology of CINV to rational targets for therapeutic intervention
  • Identify the risk of CINV in individual patients and monitor treatment-related acute and delayed CINV effectively for timely and effective intervention
  • Evaluate the implications of guideline-recommended best practices for the individualized management of CINV in clinical practice
  • Assess emerging clinical data on novel therapeutic approaches for the prevention and treatment of CINV and their potential role in patient management

 

Symposium Location

Hilton Chicago
North International Ballroom
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
USA
Tel: +1-312-922-4400
Fax: +1-312-294-6891

iPad Interactive Technology

Imedex will incorporate iPad technology into this activity. Each participant will have access to an iPad that contains real-time presentation content, speaker biographies, and educational objectives. Throughout the activity, learners can use their device to answer pre/post-activity questions, vote on case discussions, and submit questions to the faculty.

Support

The following company has provided an unrestricted educational grant in support of this activity:

TESARO

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