This is a case-based activity that includes discussion of a 65-year-old male, with no chronic medical problems but had a 40-pack year history of cigarette smoking. He presented with painless jaundice. In the past three months he has lost 20 pounds. His father, who was also a smoker, died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 73.
- Describe the criteria for resectability for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
- Describe the evolution of adjuvant therapy clinical trials over the last three decades
- Acknowledge the different practice patterns regarding the utilization of adjuvant radiation therapy
- Review the data supporting the use of capecitabine and gemcitabine in the adjuvant treatment of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas from the ESPAC-4 trial
- Collaborate across different specialties and with all members of the oncology care team to provide effective and patient-centered treatment and supportive care
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 January 18, 2019. Participants must complete all necessary course components by this date to receive credit.
- This course is available as part of the 2017 ASCO Tumor Boards bundle.