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STEER 19TH JOURNAL CLUB - SCREENING IN COLORECTAL CANCER AND A REVIEW OF CURRENT GUIDELINES, TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE FRCS

23rd Nov 2023
7:00 - 8:30pm (GMT)
23rd Nov 2023
7:00 - 8:30pm (GMT)
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Description

Welcome back to the Surgical Trainees in the East of England Research Collaborative (STEER) Journal Club. The following session will focus on Screening for Colorectal Cancer. We are excited to introduce our three guest speakers - Mr Sam Hettiarachchi, Mr Alan Askari and Mr Kawar Hashmi!

The session will be divided into three parts:

Part 1 - Critical Appraisal of Paper By Mr Sam Hettiarachchi "Estimated Lifetime Gained With Cancer Screening Tests - A Meta-analysis of Randomised Clinical Trials" (30 minutes)

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2808648

Part 2 - Guidelines you Need to Know for the FRCS By Mr Kawar Hashmi (30 minutes)

An overview of all relevant guidelines needed for the FRCS including a brief overview of important landmark papers in General Surgery!

Part 3 - Statistics for the FRCS By Mr Alan Askari (30 minutes)

A summary of some statistics needed to know specifically for screening and a brief summary of Wilson and Jungner's Criteria for Screening!

Watch this space.

Summary

This session of the STEER Journal Club is geared specifically for medical professionals and those preparing for their Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). Come join us for a thorough review of colorectal cancer screening and learn from the experience of our guest speakers - Mr Sam Hettiarachchi, Mr Alan Askari and Mr Kawar Hashmi. Our speakers will cover important topics such as guidelines for FRCS, critical appraisal of a meta-analysis, and a summary of statistics needed for the FRCS. Enhance your skillset and learn from the best in the industry.
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Learning objectives

Learning Objectives: 1. List current guidelines for colorectal cancer screening. 2. Explain the Wilson and Jungner Criteria for screening. 3. Describe the findings of the paper presented by Mr. Sam Hettiarachchi and discuss implications for medical application. 4. Identify landmark papers in general surgery. 5. Summarize statistics that are important for colorectal cancer screening.
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23rd Nov 2023
7:00 - 8:30pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
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