Optimizing Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (7/18/14 - NY)

July 18, 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: 
07/18/2014 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
07/18/2014 - 8:00am EDT
SUNY Downstate
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Bassel F. El-Rayes, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, GI Oncology Program
Associate Cancer Center Director for Clinical Research
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

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