Duke Medicine: Updates in the Management of GI Cancers - May 2014

Wilmington, NC US
May 16, 2014

Date: May 16th 2014

8:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

This workshop series is designed to highlight recent advances in the management of several gastrointestinal tumors, including metastatic gastroesophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and advanced colorectal cancer. Throughout the course of the activity, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and debate optimal management approaches for patients with these malignancies with a multidisciplinary panel of faculty experts and peers. 


Profile Set Up Instructions

Before you register/enroll for any course on the Duke CE Portal you must set up a profile with a valid ID/Password 

If you do NOT have a profile for the Duke CE Portal, please follow the steps below:

  1.  Access the Duke CE Portal to create your profile and establish an ID/password. This link will open in a separate browser window.  Note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. For further instructions and reference use the quick reference card.
  2.  The Duke CE Portal will send a confirmation notice to your email address. Open this email message and click on the link in the email to confirm your profile set up.
  3.  The confirmation link will take you back to the Duke CE Portal where you will enter and confirm the password that you set up.  
  4.  Once you enter the password, scroll to the top of the page to see the "GREEN BANNER" that reads "The changes have been saved"Keep a record of your ID/password. You will need to complete the certification process and login to the the Duke CE Portal at any time.


How to Register/Enroll Into a Course in ETHOS

  • In the upper right hand corner of the Ethos Home Page, type in the name of the course, Duke Medicine: Updates in the Management of GI Cancers April 2014 , in the search bar.
  • Click on the web link which will then direct you to the course landing page.
  • Click on Take Course at the bottom of the page to complete the registration process.
  • Upon completion of registration, a confirmation email will be sent providing the course details.

**Cancellation Policy:  All cancellations will be refunded if made before May 11, 2014. No refunds for cancellations after this date.**


To Complete All Course Requirements and Claim Continuing Education Credits

  • Complete the course evaluation.
  • Attest to your hours of completion.
  • Download your certificate.

Learning Objectives

1. Review key molecular pathways and the novel therapeutics targeting them under investigation for advanced gastroesophageal cancer 

2. Describe available clinical data for the safety and efficacy of novel therapeutics in the treatment armamentarium for advanced gastroesophageal cancer

3. Examine the safety and efficacy of novel frontline systemic treatment regimens for metastatic pancreatic cancer

4. Discuss subpopulations of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer who are likely to benefit from novel systemic regimens based on recent clinical trial results

5. Identify opportunities for multidisciplinary management of locally advanced gastrointestinal cancers

6. Identify appropriate tumor molecular testing choices when considering first-line treatments for patients with mCRC

7. Discuss clinical evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of available targeted therapies in specific patient subgroups for the first-line treatment of mCRC

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
05/16/2014 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
05/16/2014 - 12:15pm
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
301 N Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
United States

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)


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