Are Satellite Symposia Still Relevant?

In recent years, much attention in medical education has shifted from large, central meetings to smaller, regional series and online learning. These forms of learning are more convenient and easier to access, allowing healthcare professionals (HCPs) to receive their medical education without traveling out of their region. Given this shift in learning, many in the […]

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Improving Care for Veterans: The Impact of VHA-Targeted CME

Veterans being treated in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities represent a special patient population associated with a number of challenges. These patients have a higher rate of lung cancer due to increased smoking and exposure to carcinogens such as Agent Orange, and they also experience a higher rate of comorbidities and lower quality of life. […]

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Assessing the Impact of Satellite Symposia on Community Oncologists

The importance of satellite symposia as a venue for the presentation of new data and dissemination of new standards for patient care cannot be overstated. However, while it is clear that satellite symposia offer great benefit to the physicians who attend these meetings, the benefit for those who are unable to attend is unclear. Unfortunately, […]

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Benefits of Conference Coverage for Healthcare Professionals

Every year, oncologists and other healthcare providers (HCPs) gather at major conferences and society meetings to hear updates on key, potentially practice-changing clinical trials. These meetings provide an opportunity to review the latest updates in current treatment and interact with peers and opinion leaders. Because of this, attendance at major society meetings can be an […]

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