Advances in Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders:
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30am to 4:00pm
450 Brookline Ave, 3rd Floor
This course is for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who practice general pediatrics in the ambulatory or hospital settings where children with cancer and blood disorders receive care.
Specific topics covered will include benign hematologic conditions such as hemophilia and hemoglobinoapthy as well as malignancies including acute lymphoblastic leukemia and brain tumors. The course will also provide guidance to pediatric providers who must decide when symptoms like lymphadenopathy and bone pain should prompt suspicion for cancer.