RWJBarnabas Health Multidisciplinary Symposium: The Latest Advances in Identification and Management of Lung, Gastrointestinal and Skin Cancers

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The virtual symposium welcomes a distinguished faculty comprised of pulmonologists, surgeons and oncologists, all members of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group, who will summarize the latest advances in early screening, recognition, and treatment of lung, skin and gastrointestinal cancers. Recent technological breakthroughs and better understanding of these conditions has led to improved care of patients through physician screening, education, and treatment.

Targeted Audience: This program has been specifically designed to provide an update for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists and other physicians, nurses and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, participants should be able to:

  • Identify ways to modernize imaging surveillance to establish preventatives medicine programs for lung and pancreas cancers.
  • More accurately diagnose and effectively treat lung, gastrointestinal and skin cancers.
  • Summarize highlighted clinical trials and outcome impacting patient care.


5:30 - 5:40 pm: Welcome and Introductions

5:40 - 6:00 pm: Lung Cancer Screening
Killol Patel, MD, Pulmonologist, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

6:00 - 6:30 pm: Lung Cancer
Subroto Paul, MD, MPH, Director of Thoracic Surgical Services, RWJBarnabas Health; Clinical Professor of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

6:30 - 7:00 pm: Gastrointestinal Cancers
Russell C. Langan, MD, Chief of Surgical Oncology & Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood-Johnson University Medical School
Jason Maggi, MD, Surgical Oncologist, RWJBarnabas Health

7:00 - 7:30 pm: Skin Cancer
Franz O. Smith, MD, MAcM, FACS, Surgical Oncologist and Melanoma Specialist, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

7:30 - 8:00 pm: Questions and Answers Open Forum

The event will provide participants with 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Accreditation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s) apply to this program.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

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