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, users 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
Medical Knowledge (ACGME, AAPA) Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment (ONS)
This course is designed for members of the cancer care team including medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, pathologists, and oncology fellows.