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Introduction and overview of pancreatic cancer

This module on the Introduction and overview of pancreatic cancer is part of the elearning course in surgery for pancreatic cancer which is developed in partnership between ecancer and Health Education South West to form an educational partnership called ePOSSOM. Experts from across the UK have contributed to ensure this module meets the educational needs of post-graduate surgical trainees looking to extend their knowledge on pancreatic cancer.

This module was published in September 2014.

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

Introduction and overview of pancreatic cancer
Module
English
0 CME Points

Target audience

Post-graduate surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

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

  • Understand the role of investigations for pancreatic cancer.
  • Develop a rational approach for investigation of obstructive jaundice.
  • Develop awareness of investigations used in tertiary referral centres in decision making for MDT.
  • Develop awareness of controversies in screening and investigation of pancreatic cancer.

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.