Continuing Medical Education

Continuing medical education

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is proud to share the expertise of our physicians through a series of free CME opportunities, both on-demand and live.

Driven by the goal of improving patient care, our CME program is dedicated to providing a robust, well-rounded portfolio of CME activities that contribute to the greater good of our clinical communities.

Human Papillomavirus and its Impact


This complimentary education program is designed to improve the knowledge base of physicians and clinicians about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), its risk factors and its progression to cancer, as well as screening guidelines and the impact of the HPV vaccine.

  • Understand the HPV virus and its microbiology
  • Understand infection at micro level and progression to cancer
  • Understand risk factors, detection and epidemiology
  • Understand gynecologic tract as well as oral tract
  • Understand HPV vaccine impact and administration
  • Understand associated screening guidelines
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Introduction to Head and Neck Cancer


This complimentary educational program will provide basic insights into the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer.

  • Identify patients at high risk of head and neck cancer
  • Become familiar with common signs and symptoms of head and neck cancer
  • Understand the management of head and neck cancer patients
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Women’s Health Series | On-Demand CME Program


This complimentary educational on-demand series features a panel of experts providing valuable insights into the management of various types gynecologic and breast health issues.

  • Understand Human Papillomavirus, its impact, its progression to cancer, and vaccine guidelines
  • Understand management of abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Understand the role of genetics in gynecologic cancers
  • Understand management of ovarian cysts
  • Understand breast mass management
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Advances and Innovations in Interventional Gastroenterology and Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Care


This program is designed to improve the knowledge base of the oncology multidisciplinary team about the expanding role and procedures of interventional endoscopy in cancer care with focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. A panel of expert speakers will provide updates on guidelines in GI cancer screening, diagnosis, staging and palliation with special emphasis on the cancer population.


  • Saturday, April 23, 2022
    In-person event: Hermosa Inn Scottsdale, AZ
    Virtual live stream: Zoom
COVID-19 Infections and Hematologic Disturbances


This education will provide physicians with the resources necessary to discuss treatment options with patients, payers and administrators to ensure that each stakeholder understands the importance of those options for the management of patients with hematologic malignancies and COVID-19.

Discuss the management of patients with COVID-19 and hematologic malignancies

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CME Forum 2020: 5th Annual Advancements in Cancer Management




CME Forum is an educational event designed to foster dialog between primary care providers (PCPs) and the oncology team, providing strategies that contribute to integrative care for patients with cancer. Recordings of presentations, case studies and Q & A sessions are available on demand or as live webinars to enhance clinician knowledge and competence. Click on the registration links to learn more about topics and faculty for each on demand event.

Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer in Young Adults: Facts and Controversies


This educational activity is designed to educate clinicians such as oncologists and gastroenterologists as well as physician-trainees, pharmacists, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care and management of patients suffering from rectal cancer. In recent years, the average age of patients with rectal cancer has decreased. These younger patients require different treatment approaches. This activity is focused on sharing the various protocols for managing rectal cancer in young adults, focusing on how recommendations differ in a younger population, and emerging evidence of the effectiveness of various approaches in patients under 50.

  • Explain the surgical approaches for managing rectal cancer in young adults.
  • Explain the interventional gastroenterology approaches for managing rectal cancer in young adults.
  • Identify the appropriate approach for the treatment of rectal cancer in young adults.
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More courses to explore

In addition to leading CME programs offered through CTCA, our clinicians actively participate in academic and medical association CME programs.

Incidentalomas of the Lung – Now What?


With an increase in lung CT scans being performed due to COVID-19 infections, many physicians have been discovering lesions in the lungs unexpectedly. Peter Baik, DO, will discuss a physician’s best course of action when dealing with unexpected lung nodules.

  • Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on management of lung nodules
  • Discuss the types of incidentalomas
  • Discuss the initial management of incidentalomas of the lung
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Staging of Lung Cancer: We Must Do Better


Lung cancer is still the highest cause of cancer-deaths in the United States. To optimally treat lung cancer, and to increase survival, accurate staging is needed.

  • Discuss the methods for staging of lung cancer
  • Discuss the importance of accurate staging
  • Discuss how staging affects treatment
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