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Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Although the 10th most common cause of cancer in the United States, pancreatic cancer continues to far outpace its incidence rate with respect to mortality. In 2011, an estimated 37,660...
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.

Course Authors

Parvin Peddi, M.D., and Andrea Wang-Gillam, M.D.

Dr. Peddi is a hematology/oncology fellow and Dr. Wang-Gillam is an Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Within the past 12 months, Dr. Peddi and Dr. Wang-Gillam report no commercial conflict of interest.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.

Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity 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.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:

  • Identify common risk factors for development of pancreatic cancer

  • Identify common presentation of pancreatic cancer and its staging

  • Apply common paradigms in the treatment of pancreatic cancer

  • Apply principles of palliation for symptoms of pancreatic cancer.



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