Focus on Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Insights and Strategies to Refine Patient Care

This comprehensive program gathers insight from 5 experts to improve the skills of clinicians who treat patients with metastatic CRC, featuring education enhanced by practical tools for applying new findings in the clinic. All aspects of this program are designed to complement each other, including an Interactive Treatment Decision Aid, an expert-authored module, expert commentaries, and downloadable slidesets.
Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
Program Director
Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
George A. Fisher, MD, PhD
Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD, FACP
John Strickler, MD
Alan P. Venook, MD


BRAF-mutated CRC has a poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Read my thoughts on how combinations with BRAF inhibitors are offering promising benefits for this challenging population.

Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD, FACP Released: August 14, 2017

As patients progress through first-line and second-line therapy, selection of therapy becomes more complicated and nuanced. Here’s how I navigate the multiple treatment options.

John Strickler, MD Released: September 11, 2017

In this commentary on the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer, I explore areas of consensus and controversy among experts including management of MSI-high/MMR-deficient tumors, treatment of transverse primaries, management of tumors with BRAF V600E mutations, and approaches in later lines of therapy.

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP Released: October 31, 2017

In this case study from my clinic on the treatment of a new mother with metastatic colon cancer, I explore her questions, options, therapy selection, and follow-up.

Alan P. Venook, MD Released: January 11, 2018

Interactive Tool

This interactive treatment decision aid will let you compare your choice of therapy for patients with metastatic CRC with expert recommendations from Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP; George A. Fisher, MD, PhD; Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD, FACP; John Strickler, MD; and Alan P. Venook, MD.

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
Program Director
George A. Fisher, MD, PhD Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD, FACP John Strickler, MD Alan P. Venook, MD
Released: October 17, 2017


In this CME/CE-certified activity, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP, reviews key data supporting evolving treatment choices for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Registered Nurses: 1.0 Nursing contact hour Released: November 21, 2017 Expiration: November 20, 2018

In this downloadable slideset, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP, reviews current management strategies for patients with metastatic CRC along with key data supporting each approach.

Released: November 21, 2017
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