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Early Bird Special! Register Now for the 5th International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma!

lung symposiumWorthington & Caron is pleased to announce that it will once again be sponsoring the 5 th International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.

The 5 th Annual Symposium will once again be held at the Le Méridien Delfina, on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in beautiful Santa Monica, California.

Dr. Robert Cameron, is the course organizer as well as the Director of the UCLA Mesothelioma Comprehensive Research Program. Dr. Cameron also serves as the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center and the Scientific Advisor at the Pacific Meso Center.

Dr. Cameron has over 28 years of experience with treating patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. He is an expert in lung-sparing therapies including the pleurectomy/decortication , and a number of complementary adjuvant therapies.

The Symposium is co-hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Meso Center. Joining Dr. Cameron will be several physicians and mesothelioma advocates, including:

  • Walter Weder, MD, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, Toronto Mesothelioma Research General Hospital
  • Shilpen Patel, MD, FACRO, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Peter V. Chen, MD, Hoag Family Cancer Institute
  • Percy Lee, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
  • Olga Olevsky, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
  • J. Andrea McCart MD, MSc, FRCS(C), University of Toronto
  • Raymond Wong, PhD, Pacific Mesothelioma Center
  • Linda Reinstein, President/CEO and Co-Founder ADAO

The Symposium highlights the most promising medical advances in mesothelioma treatment and cutting-edge new research. Experts will also discuss methods of surgical removal, including the shift from extra-pleural pnuemonectomy to lung-sparing procedures, as well as the findings from the Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy ( SMART) trial.

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The Symposium also provides an opportunity for physicians and nurses to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit. For more information, click here or call 1-888-996-MESO (6376).

Register by April 17 th to receive Early Bird pricing! To register for the symposium, click here.

For a copy of the brochure, click here.