The 2021 WHO Classification of Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors: Update IV - Embryonal Tumors - Enduring
Diagnosis of CNS tumors is a challenge for the pathologists. The recent updates require molecular methods for correct diagnosis and classification. Ideal practice requires incorporation of molecular data and new guidelines. Pathologic diagnosis of CNS tumors plays an important role in deciding management options for the patients. The most recent (2021) WHO classification has addressed many issues in redefining diagnostic criteria, and molecular signatures of these tumors. This is going to have a significant impact on patient outcome. The lecture will address the recent changes in classification of the CNS tumors.
Pathologists, neurosurgeons, oncologists, pathology fellows, and researchers.
- Diagnose and classify CNS tumors.
- Utilize this knowledge to participate in multidisciplinary approach to management of CNS embryonal tumors.
- Utilize this knowledge for future research.
- Discuss possible barriers and biases which may impact patient care (i.e., race, ethnicity, language, gender identity/orientation, age, socioeconomic status, attitudes, feelings, or other characteristics).
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Presenter: Dr. Fausto Rodriguez has indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships.
The educational content has been peer-reviewed, an attestation on file and no conflicts were noted.
CME Committee/Reviewer Nothing to Disclose: Patricia Aoun, MD; Chandana Banerjee, MD; Daneng Li, MD; Anna Pawlowska, MD; Michael Rosenzweig, MD; Crystal Saavedra; Behrouz Salehian, MD; Gagandeep Singh, MD; Sepidah Shayani, PharmD; Shanmuga Subbiah, MD
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CREDIT DESIGNATION: City of Hope designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The following credit type(s) are being offered for this course:
• AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.25
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City of Hope designates this The 2021 WHO Classification of Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors: Update IV - Embryonal Tumors - Enduring for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ requirements. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.25 Attendance
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