Mercy Medical Center Lung Cancer Conference

Des Moines, IA US
November 11, 2015

The cancer conference will review current lung cancer cases. Presentations will include pathology, radiology, pharmacology, and other pertinent material related to the case under discussion.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other interested health professionals involved in cancer patient care.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify contemporary diagnosis and treatment strategies in clinical and primary management of the oncology patient.
  2. Discuss factors that guide the fonnulation of a management plan in those patients with cancer.
  3. Apply the principles of evidenced based medicine in the practice of caring for the oncology patient.
  4. Identify the advantages of the team approach in caring for patients with cancer.

Presented Cases

  • Lung Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm Right Bronchus of Lung
  • Malignant Neoplasm of LUL
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung

All HIPAA rules and regulations apply. Unless otherwise stated, all treatment discussion will be in accordance with the NCCN guidelines.

Case Moderator


Sherif El-Mahdy, MD
Pulmonary Physician, Chest, Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Associates, P.C.


Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

There is no commercial support for this Cancer Conference.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/11/2015 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
11/11/2015 - 8:00am CST
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
East Tower Conference Room #8
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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