Maulik Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
and Priya Gopalan, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Shah, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Dr Gopalan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Drs. Shah and Gopalan report no commercial conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the molecular pathogenesis of sporadic vs. hereditary colorectal cancer
- Describe the rare hereditary syndromes and the more common hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC)
- Diagnose HNPCC by Bethesda Criteria
- List screening and management guidelines for HNPCC.