EM2111E "Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer: genetics and clinical applications" (IM GR-111221)

Purpose & Overview: To provide an update on conditions that predispose to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), namely hereditary or familial forms and separately, pancreatic cysts.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the hereditary or familial causes of PDAC.
  • Describe the use of genetic testing and counseling.
  • Describe the subtypes of pancreatic cysts.
  • Explain the role of screening and surveillance in hereditary PDAC as well as in pancreatic cysts.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Anil K. Rustgi, M.D.
Irving Professor of Medicine
Interim Executive Vice-President and Dean, Faculties of the Health Sciences and Medicine
Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Burton Combes Memorial Lecture
Hosted by the Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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