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Colon Cancer: Treatment (COCAT)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Colon Cancer: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Cancers of the colon and rectum are the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancers and rank second among cancer deaths in the United States. Relatively little is known about the causes of colon cancer, however, certain risk factors have been identified. Surgery is the most common treatment for all stages of colon cancer. This course presents the basic information you need to understand the staging system for colorectal cancer, its role in determining the disease outcome, and the treatment options for colon cancer.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, user name, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

The Colon Cancer: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Staging & Prognosis
6. Additional Prognostic Factors
7. Progress Check

8. Objectives
9. Surgery
10. Chemotherapeutic Agents
11. Combination Therapy
12. Novel Therapies
13. Treatment by Stage
14. Progress Check

15. Stage I
16. Stage IV

17. Summary


List the 5-year survival rate for each stage of cancer
Describe the staging of colon cancer
Discuss additional prognostic factors
Describe surgical approaches used for colorectal cancer
List the common chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat colorectal cancer
List the components of some common combination chemotherapies
List three novel biological therapies for colorectal cancer
Relate the treatment choice to the stage of disease
Explore the diagnostic options for this particular case history
Describe which prognostic indicators are determined with histological and other laboratory tests
Explain why surgery is the treatment of choice for early stage colon cancer
Explore the diagnostic options for this particular case history
List the physical signs of late stage colon cancer
Explain why multi-faceted treatments are recommended for late stage colon cancer

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