2016-03-03 16:01:23 UTC

Recognizing and Treating Rare Polyposis Conditions



As part of the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation's commitment to increase the quality of care for our patient population, we are hosting eight webinars that will educate medical professionals about recognizing and treating rare polyposis conditions. Presented by medical professionals who specialize in hereditary colon cancer, these webinars will start in March 2016 and run monthly through October 2016.

The webinar series will cover the following topics:

1.    GI Pathology in Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes
2.    Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome/Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
3.    Peutz-Jehger’s Syndrome
4.    PTEN-related Conditions (Cowden’s Syndrome and BRRS)
5.    Hereditary Mixed Polyposis Syndrome
6.    Serrated Polyposis Syndrome
7.    Pediatric Considerations in Polyposis Conditions
8.    The Patient Experience - A Q/A-Based Discussion with Patient Advocates

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Who Should Take this Course

The content presented in this webinar series will be a potential source of information for primary care physicians, surgeons, gastroenterologists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal nurses.

About the Instructors

Kristin Anthony - PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome Foundation

James Church, MD - Cleveland Clinic Sanford R. Weiss, MD, Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia

Dakota Fisher-Vance - FAPulous TV and Young People Cancer Connection

Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC - NSGC (Cancer Expert) and Humphrey Cancer Center

James Howe, MD - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Sonia Kupfer, MD - Comprehensive Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic, University of Chicago Medical

Brandie Leach, MS, CGC - Cleveland Clinic Sanford R. Weiss, MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia

Tom Plesec, MD - Cleveland Clinic Sanford R. Weiss, MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia

Douglas Riegert-Johnson - Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Seth Septor, DO - Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Peter Stanich, MD - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Stephanie Sugars - PJS and JPS Online Support Group and PJS News Blog

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