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Women's Health Grand Rounds

Colorectal Cancer

Funded by the Cancer Services Program, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services at the NYS Department of Health

The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge of clinicians about the significance of colorectal cancer as a preventable cause of cancer mortality in women. It also covers primary and secondary prevention screening options, with a focus on women.

Speaker:
Thomas Weber, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery & Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of Colorectal Cancer Oncology & Screening & Director of New York Metropolitan Familial Colorectal Cancer Registry, Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center

Moderator: Mary Applegate, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Bureau of Women's Health, NYS Department of Health

Objectives:
After viewing the broadcast, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology of colorectal cancer and the importance of screening and early detection
  • List and describe five screening options for colorectal screening for both men and women
  • Decide appropriate screening strategies based on patientís risk factors, preferences, and other factors
  • Describe methods to handle overarching implementation and counseling issues ††††

Satellite broadcast originally aired March 27, 2003


 
 
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