Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Oncology Volume 04, Issue 05: Colorectal Cancer.

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Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, and Section Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, presented on Recent Advances in the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer and Joseph P. Herman, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, presented on Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Oncology Volume 04, Issue 05: Colorectal Cancer.

The goal of this program is to improve outcomes of perioperative and adjuvant treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC). After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Choose optimal first- and second-line treatment regimens for metastatic CRC.
2. Select appropriate targeted biologic agents for treatment of CRC based on mutation analysis and previous exposure.
3. Convert unresectable or borderline resectable disease with the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
4. Identify which patients with rectal cancer would benefit from neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy.
5. Use intensity-modulated radiation therapy and endorectal high-dose-rate brachytherapy to decrease toxicity and increase treatment efficacy.

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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