What's New in GI Staging: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumors of the GI Tract, and Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
Recorded on September 16, 2010 (60 minutes)

The Seventh Edition Cancer Staging Manual incorporates some significant changes in cancer staging for specific disease sites.  The purpose of this presentation is to highlight the major changes for Neuroendocrine, Gastrointestinal Stromal and Endocrine Pancreatic Tumors. The webinar will identify the new classifications for endocrine pancreatic tumors and discuss the rationale for the changes.

Target Audience:  This program is primarily intended for physicians, but also open cancer registrars.

Learning Objectives:

1.     Understand the new chapters for NET and GIST

2.     Identify the new classification for endocrine pancreatic tumors

3.     Discuss the rationale for the changes

4.     Review prognostic factors 


Financial support for the development of this presentation and webinar has been provided by the American Cancer Society. The information provided here does not necessarily represent the views of the American Cancer Society, Society Staff, or it's Board of Directors. 



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Mary Kay Washington, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dept. of Pathology
Nashville, TN 


Faculty Disclosures

CE Credit:  The National Cancer Registrars Association(NCRA) has determined that this program 2010-099 supports 1.0 CE Hours.

CME Credit: 

The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medial education for physicians.

The American College of Surgeons designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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