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Management of Colorectal Cancer in Older Patients

Management of Colorectal Cancer in Older Patients

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Summary This e-learning module has been developed in collaboration with International Society of Geriatric Oncology.
Description

The information in this module is based on the published 2014 Annals of Oncology article ‘Treatment of colorectal cancer in older patients: International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) consensus recommendations 2013’.

This module was published in April 2016.

Target Audience

This module is for medical practitioners who wish to gain knowledge on the SIOG recommended guidelines for the management of colorectal cancer in older patients.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the module, learners should be able to:

  • To appreciate the specific challenges faced by clinicians managing older CRC patients.
  • To know what treatments are available for older CRC patients, both in the adjuvant as well as advanced disease setting.
  • To understand and apply treatment decisions to older CRC patients.
Accreditation

The learner will receive 1 EACCME point upon passing the assessment. 

You may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and can run on Internet Explorer 7 and above, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera on either Windows or MacOS. Flash Add-on is also required to run this module.

If you are viewing this module on an iPad (through a browser), please download the free Articulate Mobile Player beforehand. Other tablet devices may not be compatible - please check for Flash compatability.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact info@ecancer.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Commercial Support

Production of this module was funded by the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and by an unrestricted grant from Roche.

This e-learning module is valid for one year after publication and will expire 25th April 2018.

Disclosure Policy

ecancer and Dr Demetris Papamichael, Department of Medical Oncology, Cyprus Oncology Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus have no actual or potential conflict of interest whatsoever which impinges on the making, peer reviewing and dissemination of this e-learning module which was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Roche.

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Relevant to the following professions

  • Oncologist
  • Radiation Technician
  • Radiologist/Imaging
  • Researcher
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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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