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1/21/2020 - Medical Grand Rounds: Environmental Influences on Colorectal Cancer

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Develop diagnostic skills for dietary risk factors for colorectal cancer.
  • Develop diagnostic skills for immune reactions and colorectal cancer outcomes
  • Examine patient outcomes through microbiome intervention with colorectal cancer patients

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Koi M, Carethers JM. The colorectal cancer immune microenvironment and approach to immunotherapies. Future Oncology 13:1633-1647, 2017.
  2. Carethers JM, Jung BH. Genetics and genetic biomarkers in sporadic colorectal cancer. Gastroenterology 149:1177-1190, 2015.
  3. Koi M, Okita Y, Carethers JM. Fusobacterium nucleatum infection in colorectal cancer: linking inflammation, DNA mismatch repair and genetic and epigenetic alterations. J Anus Rectum Colon 2:37-46, 2018.

Authors:
John M. Carethers, MD, MACP — John M. Carethers, MD, MACP C. Richard Boland Distinguished University Professor John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine Professor, Human Genetics University of Michigan
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.