2016 Updates on Metastatic GI Cancer

Milwaukee, WI US
August 5, 2016

This day-long educational activity is designed to highlight challenges, controversies and advances in the field of metastatic colorectal cancer.  The content will focus on the clinical care of patients with advanced GI cancer and topics will include current chemotherapy regimens in addition to the utility of radiation and surgery.  Often the evolving field of cancer care and its complexity of coordination is not understood fully.  This symposium will serve as a resource to clearly define the current guidelines, anticipated challenges and the expected results.  The intended audience is primarily Medical Oncologists, General Surgeons and Surgical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Interventional Radiologists/Oncologists, Radiologists, Oncology Affiliated Practice Providers, Oncology Nurses and Palliative Care Providers.  Invited speakers include well-known academic surgeons who are well-published in their respective fields and who can provide up-to-date summaries of the topics. There will be a specific focus on new and innovative Regional Cancer Therapies. 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:  
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals

Please note: a $2.50 processing fee will be assessed for all registrations. 

Registration and processing fees are non-refundable. 

Target Audience

• Medical Oncologists
• General Surgeons
• Surgical Oncologists
• Radiation Oncologists
• Interventional Radiologists/Oncologists
• Radiologists
• Oncology Affiliated Practice Provides
• Oncology Nurses
• Palliative Care Providers


This course is complimentary for Fellows, Residents, Nurses and Students; however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration you must contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-805-9427 or hbrittna@mcw.edu before attempting to register on-line.
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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss liver, peritoneal, nodal and pulmonary metastases as well as the advantages of molecular diagnoses.
  2. Discuss evolving techniques and treatment strategies for the management of carcinomatosis.
  3. Discuss and define program for regional therapies, patients’ care decision tree and outcomes.
Additional information


Heidi Brittnacher
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-9427
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 4.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/05/2016 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/05/2016 - 2:00pm CDT
Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W. Canal St.
The Rumble
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

The Harley-Davidson Museum® has free parking on the streets of the Museum grounds.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Medical College of Wisconsin sponsored events. If you require special accommodations in order to attend this event, please contact Heidi Brittnacher at (414) 805-9427 or hbrittna@mcw.edu.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Heidi Brittnacher at (414) 805-9427 or hbrittna@mcw.edu.


James Pingpank, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine

T. Clark Gamblin, MD, MS, MBA
Professor and Chief, Surgical Oncology
Stuart D. Wilson Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Wendy Peltier, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Jared Robbins, MD
Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology

James Thomas, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Translational
Research Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office
Section Head, Solid Tumor Oncology
Professor, Division of Hematology and

Susan Tsai, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology

In accordance with the ACCMEⓇ standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):


Ben George, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Cook Medical




William Rilling, MD
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Vice-chair of Clinical Affairs
Division of Vascular & Interventional

Terumo, Cook Medical, B Braun, BTG

Siemens, B Braun, Sirtex



Research Support

Advisory Board

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, these relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 4.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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