Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome (JPS) and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

Presented by:

Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC, Humphrey Cancer Center and

James Howe, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Live: April 7, 2016 @ 1pm ET
On-Demand: April 11, 2016

The “Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome and Hemorrhagic Hereditary Telangiectasia” webinar will include education on the following topics:


  • History of JPS and HHT

  • Overview of JPS and HHT including: 

        -  Cancer Risks

        -  Genes

        -  Gene Specific Cancer Risks ​

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • NCCN, AGA, and/or other Guidelines

  • Genes/Genetic Testing Including Multi-gene Panels


Learning Outcomes


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


  • Recognize the symptoms of JPS and HHT.

  • Accurately interpret current guidelines for diagnosing patients with JPS or HHT. 

  • Accurately define JPS and HHT and the associated cancer risks. 

  • Develop an immediate and long-term care plan for their JPS/HHT patients. 

  • Recognize when to involve a genetics professional in assessing the possibility of JPS or HHT. 


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 TravisHBray@HCCTakesGuts.org 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.