The multidisciplinary series of lectures will provide information about the diagnosis, treatment, pain management, and rehabilitation of patients with spinal tumors. Surgical, interventional, radiation and pharmacological treatment options will be discussed. The course will consist of a series of lectures and case discussions.
- Review the diagnosis and treatment of primary and metastatic spinal tumors
- Discuss the decision framework developed for the treatment of spinal tumors
- Provide an overview the radiology, radiation and medical oncology, surgery, pain management and rehabilitation treatment options available for patients with spinal tumors
This course is designed for physicians, physician extenders, and nurses in practice and training, in the fields of internal medicine, family practice, neurology, medical and radiation oncology, interventional and diagnostic radiology, pain management, physiatry, neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery who are interested in advancing their understanding of primary and metastatic spinal tumors.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.