This program will outline current methods to identify patients at risk for hereditary colorectal cancer and discuss potential strategies to improve access for genetic testing and treatment for these patients.

  1. Review current genetic algorithms for identifying patients at risk hereditary CRC and discuss benefits of simplifying these tools.
  2. Examine potential benefits of testing all patients diagnosed with CRC.
  3. Identify challenges in testing all patients with CRC and review current models to identify patients with Lynch Syndrome.
  4. Evaluate genetic testing strategies for all patients with PDAC compared to patients with CRC.


Heather Hampel, MS, LGC

Matthew B. Yurgelun, MD

This nursing continuing professional development activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours from Oregon Nurses Association (ONA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).  Contact hours will be awarded to participants who view the entire program recording and complete the post-activity survey.

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