Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 04: Cancer Screening/Folic Acid Fortification

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Richard C. Wender, MD, Alumni Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, presented on Cancer Screening, and Caroline M. Apovian, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director, Clinical Research of, Obesity Research Center of Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, presented on Risks and Benefits of Folic Acid Fortification.

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 04: Cancer Screening/Folic Acid Fortification.

The goals of this program are to improve cancer screening and to review the benefits and risks of folic acid (FA) fortification. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Implement screening protocols for cervical cancer.
2. Offer screening for prostate cancer using shared decision making.
3. Identify patients eligible for screening for lung cancer.
4. Summarize the role of folate in one-carbon, nucleic acid, and amino acid metabolism.
5. Advise patients on the risks and benefits of folic acid fortification.

The original programs were presented by Robert A. Wiebe, MD, Clinical Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Research Director, Section of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Denver.

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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