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Lung cancer screening, diagnosis & treatment options

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Elizabeth Specialists Suites

10 Oldham Road

Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112

Australia

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For GPs & Nurses

This session will provide an update on advances in lung cancer screening and on how to diagnose and stage patients. Dr Shanka Karunarathne and Dr Anuk Kruavit will provide benefits of interventional pulmonology, referral pathways available in the northern region and information on a new service called Rapid Access Lung Lesion Clinic. The session will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A with cardiothoracic surgeons and medical oncologists.


Learning outcomes

  • Discuss advances in lung cancer screening.

  • Explain how to diagnose & stage patients in lung cancer.

  • Discuss advances and benefits of interventional pulmonology and how it can be used to achieve better patient outcomes.

  • List management and referral options available in the northern region.


Agenda

6:00pm - 7:00pm Registration, networking drinks & dinner

7:00pm - 8:15pm Presentation by Dr Shanka Karunarathne & Dr Anuk Kruavit

8:15pm - 8:45pm Panel discussion lead by Dr Harminder Takhar - Medical Oncologist, Dr Rohit Joshi - Medical Oncologist, Dr Michael Worthington - Cardiothoracic surgeon, and Dr Angeline Koo - Perioperative Medicine Consultant

8:45pm - 9:00pm Evaluation and close


Presenters

Dr Shanka Karunarathne
Respiratory & Sleep Physician, Interventional Pulmonologist
Lyell McEwin

Dr Anuk Kruavit
Consultant Respiratory & Sleep Physician
Elizabeth Specialists Suites


Panel

Dr Harminder Takhar
Medical Oncologist


Dr Rohit Joshi
Medical Oncologist

Dr Michael Worthington
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr Angeline Koo
Perioperative Medicine Consultant


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Elizabeth Specialists Suites

10 Oldham Road

Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112

Australia

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