Surgery to cut out the cancer and some healthy tissue around it.
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Attendees will learn about minimally invasive treatment options for common conditions such as venous insufficiency, uterine fibroids, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Cost and time efficiencies of minimally invasive treatments and the benefits of keeping patients out of the hospital will be discussed.
A broad discussion on the overall usage and impact of PET/CT over the past decade, including the technical advances of PET/CT scanners, with a focus on digital technology. Attendees will better understand the clinical use over the past few years, and learn about additional radiotracers expected to be available in the near future and hear about the indications, pharmacology, efficacy and imaging of the various newer PET radiotracers.
This session will refresh primary care providers and other specialty providers on the ensuing mandate to utilize clinical decision support for all Medicare patients beginning Jan 1, 2021 and learn about the elements required in clinical order to rendering imaging provider and potential for incentive under the quality payment program. There will be a brief demonstration of the clinical decision support tools for select clinical indications.
Dr. Anna Chen will discuss the differences between breast cancer in men vs. women. Attendees will become more familiar with current guidelines in diagnosis and treatment and genetic testing for men and the possible implications of targeted screening for at risk men.
Attendees will learn how artificial intelligence can improve efficiency in determining a patient’s lifetime breast cancer risk assessment identify more candidates for genetic counseling and testing. Details of how using artificial intelligence will increase compliance with USPSTF recommendations for mammography screening, genetic counseling and testing and more will also be discussed.
Attendees will learn what a liquid biopsy is and how liquid biopsy is utilized in the treatment of lung cancer.