Piedmont Oncology Staging Dinner

Prostate Cancer Staging
AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 8th Edition

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center 
800 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Parking will be provided.

Presented by:

Rajesh Laungani, MD | Piedmont Urology
Vasily Assikis, MD | Piedmont Cancer Institute




About the Dinner

Prostate cancer is most common noncutaneous cancer in men. Since 2010, cancers of the prostate were staged using the 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. On January 1, 2018, that changed with the implementation of the 8th edition, in which major changes have been made to improve the prognostic value. Learn how the 8th edition affect prognosis and treatment decisions.

6:00 p.m. - Registration 
6:30 p.m. - Dinner and Presentation
7:30 p.m. - Q&A and Program Evaluation


Who Should Attend

Urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, advanced practitioners, nurses, nurse navigators and other allied health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the changes to the prostate cancer chapter in the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual—8th edition.
  2. Explain how new cancer staging will impact treatment options for prostate cancer patients.
  3. Implement the 8th edition changes into everyday practice.


Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Contact oncology@piedmont.org for more information.