Sunday, October 30, 2016 - Monday, October 30, 2017 12:00 AM
IU Health Physicians Pancreatic Cancer
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe the usual type and location of pancreatic cancer and its most significant environmental risk factor.
- Identify the presenting symptoms of pancreatic cancer with regard to tumor location and disease stage.
- Discuss the difficulties associated with the early detection of pancreatic cancer and the primary imaging modality used for its diagnosis and staging.
- Justify the role of neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic cancer.
- Summarize the advantages and drawbacks to pancreatoduodenectomy.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health Physicians. Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Indiana University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.