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Neoplastic Meningitis: A New Look at an Old Problem

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Neoplastic Meningitis: A New Look at an Old Problem

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Activity Overview

This Webcast contains video and downloadable slides from the symposium Neoplastic Meningitis: A New Look at an Old Problem, a prIME Oncology educational activity that was held on November 14, 2014, in Miami Beach, Florida.


A contemporary view on the incidence of and therapeutic options for lymphomatous meningitis
James Rubenstein, MD, PhD 

Neoplastic meningitis: Evolving diagnostic and response assessment strategies
Alexis Demopoulos, MD

Carcinomatous meningitis from breast cancer: Emerging approaches
Maciej Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPH


  • Maciej Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPHMayo Clinic
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Alexis Demopoulos, MDNorth Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
    Manhasset, New York, United States
  • James Rubenstein, MD, PhDHelen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
    University of California San Francisco
    San Francisco, California, United States

Target Audience

This educational activity is specifically designed to meet the needs of medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, neurologists, neuro-oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate recent findings for managing lymphomatous meningitis into clinical practice, including promising emerging agents
  • Identify appropriate techniques for diagnosing and assessing neoplastic meningitis
  • Evaluate emerging options for the treatment of carcinomatous meningitis due to HER2-positive breast cancer
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This activity is provided by prIME Oncology.


This educational activity is supported by a grant from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Activity Date

December 22, 2014

December 22, 2015