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Activity Description

Osteosarcoma is a malignant osseous neoplasm. It is the most common primary bone cancer of childhood. Less frequently, it occurs in adults where it represents secondary malignant degeneration of primary bone pathology. This activity reviews the clinical presentation, evaluation, and management of osteosarcoma, and highlights the role of an interprofessional healthcare team in treating patients with this condition.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Summarize the pathophysiology of primary and secondary forms of osteosarcoma.
  • Identify the typical imaging findings associated with osteosarcoma.
  • Review the treatment considerations for patients with osteosarcoma.
  • Outline the importance of collaboration and coordination among members of the interprofessional team in managing patients with osteosarcoma.

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COMMERCIAL SUPPORT: This activity has received NO commercial support.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, and StatPearls, LLC. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is reported to the following Maintenance of Certification (MOC) boards:
American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
American Board of Pediatrics
  • General Pediatrics
American Board of Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
American Board of Pathology
  • Soft Tissue & Bone

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  1. Register for the activity and create a StatPearls login.     
  2. Review the required accreditation information:  Target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information.
  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation survey. 
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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