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Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Professional development event for GPs, registrars and nurses.

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Increase your knowledge in diagnosis, treatments and supportive care for patients with lung cancer.

Where

Tonsley Hotel & Cellars, 1274 South Road, Clovelly Park SA 5042

Dinner provided at no cost.

Prefer to attend this session virtually? Tell us when you register.

Speakers

  • Dr Evelyn Kat, Consultant, Radiology SA
  • Dr Rohit Joshi, Consultant Medical Oncology GenesisCare & Director, Cancer Research SA
  • Dr Phuong Tran (MBBS, FRANZCR – Rad Onc), Consultant Radiation Oncology, GenesisCare Oncology
  • Dr Teena Silakong, Consultant Palliative Medicine, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN)

Learning Outcomes

After completion of this education session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patients at your practice who are at risk of developing lung cancer.
  • Discuss appropriate use of available diagnostic options such as x-ray and computed tomography (CT) scan to identify lesions.
  • Describe radiology biopsy options for patients.
  • List radiation techniques to minimise treatment related toxicities.
  • Discuss uses of stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR) in early and advanced stages of lung cancer.
  • Discuss lung cancer pathology, systemic treatment and clinical research trials.
  • Discuss and review palliative care goals for lung cancer patients.
  • List available community support services and referral pathways in the local region.

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This event is sponsored by AstraZeneca and GenesisCare.