Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 60, Issue 13: Cancers of the Esophagus and Pancreas.

Thomas W. Rice, MD, Professor of Surgery, the Daniel and Karen Lee Chair in Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, OH, presented on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) with Barrett Esophagus, Esophagectomy for Dysplasia, and Staging of Esophageal Cancer. Jennifer Tseng, MD, Associate Professor and Chief of Surgical Oncology (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, presented on Pancreatic Cancer.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 60, Issue 13: Cancers of the Esophagus and Pancreas.

The goal of this program is to improve the surgical management of esophageal and pancreatic cancer. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Recognize the role of antireflux surgery in the treatment of Barrett esophagus.
2. Assess patients with esophageal cancer (EC) for esophagectomy.
3. Stage patients with EC using the mostly recently updated criteria.
4. Consider neoadjuvant therapy in appropriate patients with resectable pancreatic cancer (PC).
5. Predict surgical and population-based outcomes of patients with PC.

Faculty
The original programs were presented by Thomas W. Rice, MD, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, OH, and Jennifer Tseng, MD, Associate Professor and Chief of Surgical Oncology (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.


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