Presented by Silver Cross Hospital CME program in conjunction with the University of Chicago Medicine, this series will review the latest advances in cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment in pancreatic, colorectal and esophagus cancers.

The symposium will demonstrate how the coordination between different specialists can improve the quality of care for cancer patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss evidence-based information regarding prevention and screening of the most common GI cancers.
  • Recognize the importance and the challenges of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of GI cancer patients.
  • Outline the most current interventions in the medical and surgical management of GI cancer.

Target Audience:

The intended audience for the program is Primary Care Providers and Specialists in Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Pathology, Radiation Oncology, as well as Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who treat and manage cancer patients.

Course Director:

Lawrence E. Schilder, DO
Medical Director
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Clinical Associate, Department of Medicine
Section of Hematology & Oncology