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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate increased familiarity with the use of CT for preoperative staging of proximal colon tumors
  2. Define and outline the methods of detection of recurrence in locally excised T1 rectal cancers are different than standard TME
  3. Discuss that the various standard surveillance guidelines are designed for TME and that locally excised T1 rectal cancer should follow specific surveillance guidelines that should include proctoscopy, ERUS and/or MRI
  4. Explain that surveillance should be extend beyond the traditional 5-year interval of surveillance for locally excised T1 rectal cancer
Price: $10.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: DCR0919A
Published: September 2019
Expires: 9/30/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/6 (66%)
Authors: Gifty Kwakye, M.D., M.P.H., Thomas Curran, M.D., M.P.H., Shinnosuke Uegami, M.D., Ph.D., Charles O. Finne, III, M.D., Ann C. Lowry, M.D., Robert D. Madoff, M.D., Christine C. Jensen, M.D., M.P.H.&
Categories: Oncology , Surgical
Specialties: Surgical