The Extended Education Session “Management of Complex Upper Gastrointestinal Cases: Implementation of Best Evidence,” to be held on June 2, will address these and other questions facing oncologists specializing in upper GI cancers.
The explosion of precision medicine and genomics research over the last decade or more has revolutionized the field of oncology. Two Education Sessions will offer updates on genomics research along with practical advice about how to incorporate precision medicine techniques into practice.
Presentations on social media, mobile apps, and wearable devices were combined into one session last year, but this year there will be an expanded focus on the various components of digital health technology in separate and complementary sessions.
Participants in this year-long program learn valuable leadership skills, network with and receive mentorship from ASCO leaders, gain exposure to U.S. government research agencies, and receive first-hand advocacy experience on Capitol Hill.
According to a study recently published in the Journal of Cancer Education, hematology and oncology in-training exams are better predictors of certification examination performance than program director ratings of medical knowledge.