Physician Resources: Advances and Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dr. Robert Schoen discusses new advances in colorectal cancer screenings. Dr. Schoen also explains the controversy surrounding surveillance colonoscopies. 

Learning Objectives

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

Describe merits of reducing the CRC screening age to 45

Review DNA testing of blood for cancer

Explain vaccine-based prevention of cancer

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/16/2019
Course expires: 
07/16/2022
UPMC Physician Resources
United States
 

Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH

University of Pittsburgh Physicians Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Dr. Robert Schoen has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

 

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 .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 Attendance
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