Optimizing Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (7/8/14)

July 8, 2014

You are invited to attend this interactive educational program that is designed to provide busy clinicians with important information and practice tips regarding recent updates in the NCCN guidelines and a forum in which they can discuss cases, data, and best clinical practices with an expert on metastatic colorectal cancer.

The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in implementing the most recent guideline changes and clinical advances in the management of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this program, participants should be able to:

  • Select optimal first-line treatment for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic colorectal cancer based on individual patient and tumor characteristics and the extent of disease to improve patient outcomes
  • Determine optimal treatment strategies to improve clinical outcomes for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who progress on first-line therapy
  • Manage toxicities related to therapeutic agents used for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
Additional information

Supported by educational grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Genentech; and Lilly.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/08/2014 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
07/08/2014 - 8:00am EDT
City of Hope
Duarte, CA
United States

Marwan Fakih, MD
Section Head, GI Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
City of Hope
Duarte, California

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing