Webcast Teaches Physicians About Cancer Screening

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches Physicians About Cancer Screening. For this CME webcast, we will be learning about cancer screenings – including which cancers to screen, when to screen and how. We’re delighted to introduce two of Ohio State’s experts. Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr Kristen Rundell and Associate Professor and interim chair of the Family Medicine Dr Shalina Nair.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: identify the screening modalities, age of screening and age to end screening for the four most common cancers, lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer; describe health disparities associated with common cancers and list barriers screening; review the updated recommendations for Colorectal cancer screening from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF); review the current recommendations by the USPSTF, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and American Cancer Society (ACS) for breast, cervical, and gynecologic cancer screening.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence of cancer in the United States
  • Importance of cancer screening
  • Cancer and smokeless tobacco products
  • Breast cancer risk assessment
  • Stool-based colorectal screening
  • Home DNA or genetic testing and cancer risk
  • COVID-19’s impact on cancer screening

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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