Join Sandy Srinivas, MD and Alexey Aleshin, MD, MBA from Stanford Cancer Institute as they present their expertise on a range of cases pertaining to metastatic prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and second-leading cause of cancer death in men. Many therapeutic options exist for patients with metastatic prostate cancer. Clinicians need to be knowledgeable about all of the options to be able to effectively evaluate their appropriateness for each patient and discuss the possible risks and benefits with patients. Such knowledge allows for informed, shared decision making, which can enable patients to receive optimal care that maximizes their survival while taking into account their values and preferences.
NCCN is offering a series of twelve multidisciplinary case-based webinars on a variety of topics, bladder cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, kidney cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelofibrosis, ovarian cancer, peripheral T-cell lymphomas, prostate cancer and sarcoma. Each webinar will be facilitated by at least two faculty members. A different topic will be presented each month for twelve months (June 2016 until June 2017). The goal of this Series is to ensure that members of a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other relevant healthcare professionals, have the knowledge and skills necessary to apply the standards of care to their practice and healthcare setting for patients with various cancer types.
The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) are a set of step-by step evidence-based, consensus-driven recommendations that ensure that patients receive preventive, diagnostic treatment, and care that is most likely to lead to optimal outcomes. The NCCN recommendations are applicable to about 95% of patients. Clinicians need to consider the current clinical status of the patient, including general health, disease specifics, concomitant conditions, current and previous therapies, and the patients how to best apply appropriate standard of care including identifying circumstances where appropriate management requires adapting the NCCN Guidelines to the needs of the individual. This activity series will discuss the specific recommendations in the NCCN Guidelines as well as unique patient circumstances that impact how the NCCN Guidelines might be best applied.
Friday, May 26, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMEastern Time
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