Novel Therapies in Liver Malignancies

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Please join us for a Continuing Medical Education (CME) event discussing novel therapies in liver malignancies.

Dignity Health East Valley proudly presents a live course focused on novel therapies in liver malignancies. This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to bring awareness of liver disease and progressive treatments. Didactic lectures followed by panel discussions provide the learner an interactive and engaging opportunity. Topics will feature new minimally invasive surgery techniques, minimally invasive ablation and embolization, along with transplant for Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer.  


Friday, February 28, 2020
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Albert Amini, MD


San Marcos Golf Resort
One San Marcos Place
Chandler, AZ 85225


MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs and RNs in primary care, medical oncology and gastroenterology

REGISTRATION - Due to great support, the price has been reduced!!

dignityhealth.org/AZCE (keyword "Liver") or call (877) 728-5414

$25 MD, DO, RN, NP, PA
$0 Fellow, Resident, Medical Student


Dignity Health – East Valley is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Dignity Health – East Valley designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


7:00 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:00 a.m.

Dr. Albert Amini

8:10 a.m.

Liver Transplant for HCC
Dr. Justin Reynolds

8:35 a.m.

Minimally Invasive Treatments for HCC and Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Philip Pepple

8:55 a.m.

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy/Y-90
Dr. David Medina

9:20 a.m.

Procedural Panel Discussion and Q & A

9:45 a.m.

Break and Exhibits

10:00 a.m.

Pathophysiology of Liver Cancer
Dr. Ashish P. Mogal

10:20 a.m.

Medical Oncology Presentations (20 minutes each)

Novel Immunotherapy Techniques in Liver Malignancies
Dr. Ian B. DeRoock

Curative Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoma to Liver
Dr. Wish Dhillon

The Changing Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Surveillance Strategies
Dr. Sujith R. Kalmadi

Systemic Therapies for Advanced HCC
Dr. Arun Singavi

Immunotherapy in CRC
Dr. Harshita Paripati

12:00 p.m.

Medical Oncology Panel Discussion and Q & A

12:30 p.m.

Conclusion and Exhibits

Boxed Lunches will be provided