Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast. Today, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for colon cancer. But not only has surgical technique improved, the medical treatment of colon cancer is also undergoing a revolution. To tell us about the current state of the art of colon cancer treatment, We’d like to welcome today’s guests. Dr. Lisa Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of Colorectal Surgery. And Dr. Anne Noonan is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list the screening guidelines for colon cancer; recognize that surveillance guidelines for colon cancer are individualized based on patient history and findings; describe the work-up for colon cancer and the indications for surgical intervention; and understand the indications for adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer and a general overview of systemic therapy options for metastatic colon cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Systemic treatments for colon cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Neoadjuvant therapy for colon cancer

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

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