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Oncology: Hematologic Malignancies (Audio-Digest Foundation Oncology Continuing Medical Education

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide contentMorePurpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest Oncology is specifically designed to provide the participant with up-to-date and accurate information on areas of competency as identified by the ABIM Medical Oncology MOC Examination Blueprint and ASCOs Core Curriculum Outline. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:The 37 cancer types and sitesTreatment regimens and methods, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapies, and biological response modifiersOther treatment-related issues, including oncological emergencies, paraneoplastic syndrome, bone marrow transplantation, local therapy of metastatic cancers, and management of malignant effusionsComplications, including infections and other complications of treatment- effects of disease and treatment on the patient, including psychosocial and psychological issuesSupportive care, including pain management, hematopoietic growth factors, transfusion therapy,nutritional support, end-of-life care, etc.Procedures, including chemotherapy administrations, tumor assessment, bone marrow aspiration, biopsy and interpretationGeriatric oncologyThe goal of this program is to improve the management of hematologic malignancies. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Assess the benefits and risks of utilizing pediatric protocols to treat adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).2: Determine the most appropriate treatment regimens for elderly patients with ALL.3: Recognize the advantages of short-course intense chemotherapy for ALL, particularly in adolescents and young adults.4: Discuss the role of microRNA in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.5: Utilize microRNAs to classify subtypes of diffuse large B cell lymphoma.