Live: March 3, 2016 @ 1pm ET
On-Demand: March 7, 2016

GI Pathology in Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes

Presented by:

Brandie Leach, MS, CGC and Tom Plesec, MD, Cleveland Clinic

The “GI Pathology in Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes” webinar will include education on the following topics:


  • Overview of polyp types

        -  Distinguishing characteristics of each polyp type

        -  Cancer predisposition of polyp types

        -  Causative genes associated with each polyp type

  • Clinicopathologic features of polyposis syndromes

  • Decision tree of GI polyps 


Learning Outcomes


At the conclusion of this webinar, medical professionals will be able to:


  • Communicate how pathology impacts the care plan for rare polyposis conditions. 

  • Summarize the pitfalls in test interpretation. 

  • Give examples of discrepancies between tissue testing and genetic testing. 


Registration Information


8 Part Webinar Series: $65* by February 20th

8 Part Webinar Series: $75* after February 20th


Educational Credits



According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 8 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.



This conference has been approved by the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) for 6 CECs.



The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.80 CEUs or 8.00 Category 1 contact hours for the event: Recognizing and Treating Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. 


*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for individuals desiring CEUs through the NSGC. 


Sessions may be attended LIVE or viewed On-Demand.


Refund Policy


Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, and production and promotion of the webinar series. Proceeds benefit the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation. If you would like to receive a refund, please email 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.