MCI GI – Organ Preservation Strategies in Rectal Cancer
The course will provide evidence supporting the “watch-and-wait” (WW) strategy for rectal cancer patients who achieve a clinical complete response to neoadjuvant therapy. It will also review rectal cancer management with an emphasis on baseline staging, neoadjuvant treatment regimens, timing and methods for assessment of tumor response, and surveillance protocols relevant for the effective and safe implementation of WW strategies that will result in optimal organ preservation.
Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Colorectal Surgeons, Pathologists, Gastroenterologists, Pharmacists, Nurses, Social Workers, Radiologic Technologists and Allied Health Practitioners and all other personnel involved in the care of the gastrointestinal cancer patient.
- Implement the WW concepts in organ preservation strategies.
- Assess responses for clinical and radiological patient criteria.
Rodrigo Oliva Perez, M.D.
School of Medicine, São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Rodrigo Oliva Perez, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-781664, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Respiratory Care (personal growth). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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