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Winter CME Series Session 2: Women’s Cancers

January 31, 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5

SESSION 2: JANUARY 31, 2024 – Women’s Cancers

This second session of the University of Illinois Cancer Center three-part Winter CME Series aims to educate practitioners and update their knowledge of advances in diagnosing and managing women-related cancers. The target audience for this conference is medical oncologists, hematologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, fellows, residents, advanced practice providers, family practitioners, primary care practitioners, allied health professionals and other providers interested in the care of patients with cancer.


After participating in Session 2, learners will be better able to:

  • Discuss current and future roles of newly approved targeted therapies in all breast cancer subtypes.
  • Understand the side effects of practice-changing novel therapies and their integration into community practice.
  • Discuss emerging strategies for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Session 3 (hematologic malignancies) is scheduled for February 7. The conference will be live in person and offered online via live broadcast. The conference also will be recorded and posted online for on-demand access 60-90 days later.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024
1 – 2:30 p.m. – Registration, Exhibits, Ancillary Events
2:30 – 2:35 p.m. – Introduction
2:35 – 3:20 p.m. – Recent Updates in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
3:20 – 4:05 p.m. – Metastatic Breast Cancer Overview: Come Learn all the new Study Acronyms!
4:05 – 4:20 p.m. – Break, Exhibits
4:20 – 5:05 p.m. – Management of Ovarian Cancer 2024 and Beyond
5:05 – 5:50 p.m. – Incorporating Immunotherapy and other New Agents in Endometrial and Cervical Cancers
5:50 – 7 p.m. – Exhibits, Ancillary Events



VK Gadi, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Medical Oncology
Deputy Director
University of Illinois Cancer Center
Chicago, IL



Abiola Ibraheem, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine
Center for Global Health
University of Illinois Cancer Center
Chicago, IL



Shannon Maclaughlan, MD
University of Illinois Cancer Center
Chicago, IL


Jocelyn Ray, MD, PhD
University of Illinois Cancer Center
Chicago, IL


January 31, 2024
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5
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