This course is a comprehensive review of hematology/oncology that focuses on the application of new clinical and research advancements and developments over the preceding year. The most important clinical management questions in hematology/oncology will be addressed in highly interactive sessions. Attendees will leave with up-to-date, practical information which will have immediate clinical application. Attendees are encouraged to bring portable computer devices to view the syllabus on the course website. It is strongly encouraged that you download the syllabus from the website prior to the course.
As part of the 28th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews course, the 19th Annual Fellows Research Poster Presentation session for presentation of original research dedicated to the field of hematology/oncology will be held at the meeting on August 2, 2018. Submitted abstracts may include ongoing clinical trials in hematology/oncology, outcome studies, quality improvement or practice innovations, and interesting or challenging case reports. Posters will be peer-reviewed. The submission deadline for abstracts is Friday, June 1, 2018. At least one of the authors must attend the conference. Submissions should come from current fellows.
This course is designed for practicing hematologists, medical oncologists, scientists, researchers, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists and clinical research associates.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
• List new practice-changing developments in hematology and medical oncology in 2017-2018.
• Select the appropriate clinical conditions in oncology and hematology where new treatments were developed in 2017 and 2018.
• Identify risks and benefits of new treatments approved by the FDA.
• Describe the most important management issues in hematology/oncology and select the best treatments based on current evidence.
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discused or taught in this course.