CHOP Talks: Pediatric Brain Tumors

Sep 16, 2020 from 6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (ET)

Pediatric Brain Tumors: Advances and Breakthroughs In Treatment Webinar

The CHOP Talks CME lecture series is an opportunity for pediatric subspecialists from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to share their expertise with you. At every CHOP Talks session, you’ll improve your ability to diagnose, treat and manage common pediatric disorders, and learn more about the latest treatment breakthroughs and how they can benefit your patients.


6:00 p.m. Current Therapies and Breakthroughs in Neuro-oncology, Amish Shah, MD, PhD

6:30 p.m. Proton Radiation for Pediatric Brain Tumors, Robert Lustig, MD, FACR

7:00 p.m. Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: New Advances in Neurosurgery, Shih-Shan Lang Chen, MD

7:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session, Julie Stern, MD (Moderator)

7:45 p.m. Adjourn


Shih-Shan Lang Chen, MDAttending Pediatric Surgeon, Division of Neurosurgery Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Robert Lustig, MD, FACR, Chief of Clinical Operations, Attending Radiation Oncologist Department of Radiation Oncology Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Affiliation Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Amish Shah, MD, PhD, Attending Neuro-Oncologist Division of Oncology, Neuro-Oncology Section Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Julie Stern, MD (Moderator), Director of Outreach Services with the Division of Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME live activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the new approach to treating medulloblastoma
  2. Discuss the novel clinical trials available to pediatric brain tumor patients
  3. Review the advantages of proton radiation
  4. Discuss the indication for proton radiation of brain tumors
  5. Discuss new techniques in the field of neurosurgical oncology
  6. Review how new techniques improve patient care outcomes in brain surgery

ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Shih-Shan Lang Chen, MD (Speaker); Robert Lustig, MD, FACR (Speaker); Amish Shah, MD, PhD (Speaker); Julie Stern, MD (Moderator); and Monica S. Williams, MS (CME Planner), have signed and completed the CHOP CME Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships Form and have affirmed that neither they nor their spouse/partner/family member(s) have/have had any relevant financial affiliations or financial relationships with a commercial interest within the past 12 months related directly or indirectly to this lecture that may pose a potential conflict of interest within the context of this lecture.

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