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131260 - Colorectal cancer. Prevention, investigation and treatment

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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and   
immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs. 

Relevance to General Practice

Colorectal cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. 
Appropriate screening and early recognition of suspicious symptoms are the keys to enabling diagnosis at a curable stage. 
With increased levels of screening and advances in all treatment modalities, there is hope of reducing the burden of this disease on our society. 
This article outlines screening, recognition of symptoms, investigation and management of patients with colorectal cancer, including postoperative care from the GP’s perspective.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify patients with possible colorectal cancer (CRC) who need to be referred for colonoscopy
  • Manage patients after surgery for CRC
  • Consider ways to improve participation rate in the Australian National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
  • Delivery
    Title
    131260 - Colorectal cancer. Prevention, investigation and treatment
    Location
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    08-May-2018
    End Date
    24-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1.5 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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