This free case-based activity includes a crowd-sourced discussion of a 47-year-old female with resected stage II microsatellite instability high cecal cancer (T3N0M0, poorly differentiated, 15 lymph nodes evaluated) at the age of 27. She had resected endometrial cancer at the age of 42. Family history includes her brother with colon cancer at the age of 40 and her mother with endometrial cancer at the age of 42 and colon cancer at the age of 50.
Originally posted on a forum in the ASCO Connection, participants now have the opportunity to claim CME, completion, or participation certificates for completing this activity.
- Identify molecular and clinical characteristics of patients with mismatch repair deficiency
- Apply guidelines for mismatch repair deficiency testing
- Explain treatment implications of mismatch repair deficiency status of colon cancer
Continuing Education Credit
1 Credit/Point is available for participation in this course. Certificate and credit types available include:
- AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- ABIM MOC Points
- Certificate of Participation may be used to confer credit; however, all final decisions regarding the awarding of credits will be made by the licensing organization to which the credits are submitted.
- Certificate of Completion may be used to document participation, but no credit will be conferred.
- This course expires on September 28, 2019. Participants must complete all necessary course components by this date to receive credit.