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Physicians' Education Resource® to Host 3rd Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncology™

The meeting will discuss groundbreaking research and novel treatments that benefit clinicians and patients

March 28, 2018 09:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time

CRANBURY, N.J.--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host the 3rd Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncology™ (SOGO®) on April 28 at the InterContinental New York Times Square. The program will be co-chaired by renowned oncology professionals, John L. Marshall, M.D., chief, division of hematology/oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, and director, Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, and Michael A. Choti, M.D., MBA, FACS, professor of surgery and chair, department of surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

“We are delighted to host this meeting, with a multidisciplinary focus on medical oncology, surgical oncology, and nursing oncology,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “Now in our third year, we look forward to addressing some of the most difficult-to-treat forms of gastrointestinal [GI] cancers and offering strategies on the practical application of new evidence to enhance patient outcomes.”

The meeting will delve into key issues, including disease pathology, how actionable biomarkers inform clinical decision making, advances in surgery including new frontiers in minimally invasive techniques to enhance treatment and patient care, and optimizing sequencing strategies to personalize care for your patients. Distinguished faculty presenters will also assess proactive strategies to prevent and mitigate predictable toxicities associated with treatment and therapies for GI tumors.

SOGO® is a one-day intensive conference that offers a multi-track program for oncologists and gastroenterologists. The program will provide a unique learning experience by addressing challenging clinical scenarios and offering information to help clinicians make difficult decisions. Attendees will also get an opportunity to network with their peers and exchange insights to advance the field.

For more information and to register, visit

About PER®:
Since 1995, Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC® (PER®), has been the leading provider of live and online CME activities on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2018, PER ® will develop and implement 20 historic annual legacy conferences in the United States and Europe, along with many world-renowned online learning formats such as Medical Crossfire®. PER® is accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). PER® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at and

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