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Faculty

Brendon M. Stiles, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College,
New York, New York

Mohamed K. Kamel, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, New York

Sebron W. Harrison, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, New York

Mohamed Rahouma, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, New York

Benjamin Lee, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, New York

Abu Nasar, MS

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, New York

Jeffrey L. Port, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College,
New York, New York

Nasser K. Altorki, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College,
New York, New York

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the choices of induction therapy for esophageal cancer patients prior to esophagectomy.
- recognize that histology may be important in the decision to provide induction therapy.
- identify the characteristics of the esophageal cancer patient that may be treated with induction therapy.
- identify the expected short and long term outcomes for esophageal cancer patients treated with esophagectomy after induction therapy.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jan-01
Expiration Date:2021-Jan-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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