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Bone Metastases

Bone Metastases

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This module is based on the latest scientific evidence for bone metastatic disease and aims to support the raising of standards in patient care to disseminate the latest best practice to as wide an audience as possible.

This module was published on the 7th September 2017.


Target Audience

This education is aimed at consultants and/or attending physicians in the treatment of Bone Metastases.

Learning Objectives

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

  • The prevalence of skeletal metastases in different solid tumours.
  • The definition of skeletal related events.
  • Imaging techniques for the diagnosis of bone metastases.
  • Serum and urine markers of bone resorption.
  • Mechanism of action of bisphosphonates and denosumab.

This module awards the learner 1 CME point upon successful completion and passing of the assessment.

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 education@ecancer.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Commercial Support

Production of this module was funded by an unrestricted grant from Amgen.

Disclosure Policy

ecancer and everyone involved in the development of this module has 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 Amgen.

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Relevant to the following professions

  • Oncologist
  • Other
  • Researcher
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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation