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After Cancer Care

  • 01-Jun-2023
  • 14-Nov-2023
  • Free - Online self-directed All Year

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is pleased to offer, jointly with The Memorial University of Newfoundland, this free accredited training. The objective is to support family physicians and other primary care practitioners to provide after cancer care to their patients.  As you know, a patient's cancer experience does not end with treatment. More people survive and thrive, many will also deal with post-cancer physical and psychological effects.


After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss some of the considerations to take into account managing a patient after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, including chronic cancer.
  • Describe the surveillance protocols for common pediatric, hematological, and visceral cancers
  • Recognize some of the non-physiologic manifestations of cancer aftercare and discuss strategies for effectively managing them.
  • Recognize common side-effects of cancer treatment
  • Recognize red flags/white flags in post-cancer care

This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University for up to 2 Mainpro+┬« credits.   Register here

This continuing professional development (CPD) program has been designed to consider the following roles as defined by the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework:

  • Medical Expert
  • Communicator
  • Advocate

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