Familial Gastrointestinal Cancers: Evaluation Management
EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION
Date:August 01, 2016
Time: 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM (PT)
Location:Visitor Center, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Presenters:Stephen Sentovich, MD, MBA Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery Thomas Slavin, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical On
- Identify those patients at risk for genetic/familial gastrointestinal cancer and refer them for genetic testing.
- Outline the rationale and describe the guidelines for the use of prophylactic surgery in the patient at risk for a genetic/familial gastrointestinal cancer.
- Review the role of the genetic counselor in caring for patients and their families at risk for hereditary gastrointestinal cancer.
- Describe surveillance and treatment for patients with Lynch syndrome.
Who should attend:Medical Oncologists, General Surgeons, Oncologic Surgeons, Colorectal Surgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Gastroenterologists, Genetic Counselors, Internists, and other allied health care professionals who treat or counsel patients at risk for genetic/familial gastrointestinal cancer.