Grand Rounds: Hypermethylation of Candidate Tumor Suppressor Genes in Osteosarcoma

May 9, 2014

By Daniel Pettee, DO , Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Akron Children's Hospital , Cancer and Blood Disorders

Objectives (Educational Content) :
1. Recognize the role of DNA hypermethylation in cancer

2. Describe the role of data analysis in formulating experiments

3. Illustrate basic models for evaluating tumor cells in vitro

Target Audience:
Physicians, pediatricians and pediatric residents.

Identified Gap:
It is a requirement of the hematology/oncology fellowship curriculum that their fellows present their fellowship research prior to the end of their fellowship training.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
1 hour

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:
The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:
All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Dr. Daniel Pettee has indicated that he has not had financial or other relationships with any commercial interest during the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement:
Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Windows XP or above and Internet Explorer 6 (partial support) or above, or
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  • Mac OS 10.5 or above and Firefox 3.6 or 4.0 or the latest version of Chrome or
  • Safari 4 or above
  • Linux with Firefox 3.6 or 4.0

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