Dr. G. van Londen will discuss cancer survivorship issues.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Implement evidence based breast cancer surveillance procedures
  • Increase patient outcomes by better being able to validate, identify, and manage adverse effects of cancer treatments
  • Discuss public health implications of increasing numbers of cancer survivors

Reading Resources:

  1. Shulman et al., JOP 2009.
  2. Ruddy et al., CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 2009.
  3. Hershman et al. Breast Cancer Res Treatment 2011.
  4. Calle et al., NEJM 2003.
  5. McTiernan et al., JCO 2010.
  6. Goodwin et al., JCO 2012.
  7. Campbell et al., JCO 2011.

Disclosures:

Dr. van Londen has no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 4/11/2013 | Last Modified On: 2/9/2016 | Expires: 2/9/2017

This course has been expired.