Secondary Manifestations in Lynch Syndrome:
Breast, Prostate, Sebaceous, and
C. Richard Boland, MD, Baylor Research Institute
The implications of a lynch syndrome diagnosis are far reaching, extending into several organ systems beyond the primary colorectal and gynecological manifestations. Patients are at increased risk of cancer in the stomach, small intestine, liver, gallbladder ducts, upper urinary tract, brain, and skin. Understanding these risks and being proactive is integral to providing proper care to this community
This webinar will be a source of information for primary care physicians, surgeons, gastroenterologists, genetic counselors, and nurses and will include education on the following topics:
Current Status of Breast and Prostate cancer
Gastric/Small Bowel (If not covered in GI)
At the conclusion of this webinar series, medical professionals will be able to:
Develop immediate and long-term care plans for patients specifically as they pertain to the non-GI and non-OB/GYN manifestations of lynch syndrome.
Define surgical options to reduce the risk of breast, prostate, skin, and other cancers.
Select the best surgical option for their patients.
Develop a post-surgical care plan for their patients.
8 Part Webinar Series: $55* by February 20th
8 Part Webinar Series: $60* after February 20th
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.8 CEUs or 8.0 contact hours (Category 1) for Preparing to Treat Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of certification and recertification.
*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for the individual's application to the NSGC for CEUs.
Genetic Counselors may attend the sessions LIVE or wait for the On-Demand recorded webinars.
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 3 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 7 CECs.
Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, 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.
Live: November 12, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m. EST
On Demand: November 16, 2015
ALL Webinars are available