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Repurposing Drugs in Oncology - Nitroglycerin as an anti-cancer agent

Repurposing Drugs in Oncology - Nitroglycerin as an anti-cancer agent

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Description

Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO)—nitroglycerin as an anti-cancer agent. This module has been developed in partnership with ecancer and ReDO to enhance a learner's understanding of the issues involved in drug repurposing. It is based on an article published in ecancer.

This module was published in May 2017.

THIS E-LEARNING MODULE RUNS BEST ON MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE WITH FLASH ENABLED.

 

Target Audience

Clinicians

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module you should be able to:

  • Identify that repurposing is efficient and cost-effective, assuming we can prove efficacy
  • Be familiar with the many cancer related mechanisms of action that nitroglycerin has
  • Understand that reducing hypoxia with nitroglycerin can increase the therapeutic effect of existing chemo and chemoradiation protocols
  • Understand that additional clinical trials of nitroglycerin are warranted
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 runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX 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 compatibility.

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

Disclosure Policy

ecancer and Dr Pan Pantziarka, PhD, Anticancer Fund, Strombeek-Bever, Belgium have no actual or potential conflict of interest whatsoever which impinges on the making, peer reviewing and dissemination of this Re-DO e-learning module. We have no disclosures to report in relation to this project.

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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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Cancer Intelligence