• Agenda At-a-Glance*

    * Please note the track order below does not reflect the individual agendas for each live course. Please see the live course locations tab for a detailed agenda.

    Women's Cancers Track

    Advances in Ovarian Cancer:
    Evolving Therapeutic Choices for Newly Diagnosed and Recurrent Disease


    HER2-Positive and Triple-Negative Breast Cancers: Current Treatment Paradigms and Emerging New Agents


    Individualized Management of Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer in the Adjuvant and Metastatic Settings


    Panel Discussion
    All Supportive Care and Women's Cancers Track Faculty

    Supportive Care Track

    Patient-Centered Approaches to Supportive and Palliative Care:
    Commonly Encountered Symptoms and Scenarios


    Cancer Survivorship: Meeting the Needs of a Growing Population

    Genitourinary Cancers Track

    Prostate Cancer:
    Selection and Sequencing of Endocrine, Chemotherapeutic, Targeted, and Immunologic Approaches


    Evidence-Based Management of Advanced Bladder and Renal Cancers


    Panel Discussion
    All Genitourinary Cancers Track Faculty

    Head, Neck and Lung Cancers Track

    Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancers:
    Evidence-Based Approaches to Multimodal Management


    Individualized Treatment Selection and Emerging Agents for Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Melanoma Cancer Track

    Advanced Melanoma:
    Best Practices for Treatment Selection and Overall Management in First and Later Line Settings


    Panel Discussion
    All Head, Neck and Lung Cancers and Melanoma Cancer Track Faculty

    Sarcoma Track

    New and Emerging Therapies for Soft Tissue Sarcoma and GIST: Recent Clinical Data and Expert Recommendations

    Gastrointestinal Cancer Track

    Esophagogastic and Pancreatic Cancers:
    Current Multimodal Treatment of Localized Disease and Emerging Approaches to Metastatic Disease


    Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers::
    Best Practices for Screening, Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, and Management


    Improving Outcomes from Colorectal Cancer: Diet, Lifestyle, and Chemoprevention


    Colorectal Cancer:
    Current and Emerging Strategies for Individualized Treatment Decisions in the Adjuvant and Metastatic Settings


    Panel Discussion
    All Gastrointestinal Cancers Track Faculty

    Hematologic Malignancies Track

    Non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphoma:
    Risk Assessment and Treatment Selection in an Expanding Therapeutic Landscape


    Myeloid Malignancies:
    Incorporating Molecular Data and Novel Therapies into Current Practice Paradigms


    Updates on Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Management of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms


    Applying Recent Clinical Trial Data to Therapeutic Decision-Making in Multiple Myeloma


    Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia:
    Current Best Practices for Management and Emerging Treatment Options


    Practical Strategies for Preventing and Treating Venous Thromboembolism in the Patient with Cancer


    Panel Discussion
    All Hematologic Malignancies Track Faculty


    Course Goal and Overview

    The goal of this course is to assist oncologists with assessing and improving their skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and overall management of a wide range of common cancers.

    This innovative, live two-day curriculum provides a comprehensive update of oncologic practice, including current best practices and updated guidelines, emerging clinical evidence, and recent expert opinion in nearly all major areas of practice. Highly interactive presentations are followed by lively discussion sessions, including both Q&A and panel discussion formats. Learners are encouraged to bring their most difficult cases and clinical questions, building clinical skills through exposure to practice and patient care standards set by the acknowledged master clinicians of DFCI.

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for Medical Oncologists seeking an in depth review of the latest treatment advances in oncology.


     
  • Acknowledgments

    2018 Course Acknowledgements are not available at this time. Updates will be posted soon.