Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:
- Assess clinical decision making regarding the use of chemotherapy, targeted agents and immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of brain tumors.
- Interpret recent clinical data on experimental agents under evaluation for gliomas and other brain tumors.
- Recognize the role of whole-brain radiation therapy versus stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases.
- Examine the rationale for proton therapy in brain tumor patients as well as the patient selection criteria.
- Explain the role of and indications for novel treatment strategies including tumor-treating fields, laser interstitial thermal therapy and tumor vaccines for the treatment of brain tumors.
- Discuss the benefits and applications of contemporary surgical techniques for brain tumors.
- Recognize essential imaging modalities including imaging advances for CNS tumors.
- Explore current clinical trial options for patients with brain tumors.
Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult FDA-approved uses and information prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.
While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying any information provided for any professional use.