Colorectal Cancer (BRAF Mutation): Molecular Oncology Tumor Boards

This free case-based activity includes a crowd-sourced discussion of a 58 year old man who has had chronic diarrhea with intermittent rectal bleeding for 3-4 years that he has attributed to medications for sarcoid.  A colonoscopy reveal an ulcerated tumor causing mild obstruction in the sigmoid colon and CT scans revealed a lesion in the left lung base.

Originally posted on a forum in the ASCO Connection, users now have the opportunity to claim CME, completion, or participation certificates for completing this activity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze treatment options for patients with metastatic colonic adenocarcinoma
  2. Apply optimal treatment in patients with BRAF mutations

This activity was made available on 5/27/2015 and will be reviewed on an annual basis to determine continued availability. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ credit is available.

Competencies Addressed

Medical Knowledge (ACGME, AAPA)
Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment (ONS)