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Mechanisms by Which Cancer Affects Bone- Part 2

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion 4th floor large conference room, S4532

Mechanisms by Which Cancer Affects Bone- Part 2

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and The Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

Speaker: Pam Taxel, MD Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Location: Outpatient Pavilion 4th floor large conference room, S4532

Target Audience: Primary care physicians, medical oncologists, gynecologists, gynecological oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, nurses and any other clinicians involved in the management and treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss the mechanisms by which cancer therapies affect bone loss and potentially lead to increased risk of fractures.

2. Discuss the strategies for preventing and treating bone loss in hematologic malignancies as well as tumors that often have skeletal involvement (eg Breast and Prostate Cancer).

3. Discuss the rare but long-term potential adverse effects of therapies used for #2.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Pam Taxel MD, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Pam Taxel MD will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


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