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Oncology issues and palliative care

This module on Oncology issues and palliative care 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.

Oncology issues and palliative care
Module
English
0 CME Points

Target audience

Post-graduate surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should:

  • Know the up-to-date evidence for the oncological treatment of potentially curable pancreatic cancer.
  • Have an understanding of the evolving biological treatments that are currently being investigated as adjuvant treatment options.
  • Refresh your knowledge regarding the mechanisms of action for chemotherapy used in pancreatic cancer.
  • Be aware of the variety of options that exist for the symptomatic patients with palliative disease.

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.