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7th October 2014 - Launch of Prostate Cancer Learning Hub

The Prostate Cancer Learning Hub resource conveniently organises a range of up-to-date education content, reference materials and decision support tools, all focussing on prostate cancer. A disease awareness section provides you with easy to digest best practice guidance for the treatment and management of patients with prostate cancer. View the launch announcement for the learning hub.


6th October 2014 - Launch of Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways characterised by variable airway obstruction which responds to treatment. A new Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre is now available on epgonline.org, the website for healthcare professionals. With an overview of the burden of the disease, symptom control and managing future risk, the content is reviewed from a clinical and scientific perspective by respiratory specialist Dr Richard Russell. The launch announcement for the Knowledge Centre is available here.


2nd October 2014 - Launch of COPD Knowledge Centre

The COPD Knowledge Centre aims to help improve care for patients by providing Healthcare Professionals the latest disease awareness, guidelines and treatment strategies as well as offering a wealth of resources including educational slide decks and sponsored presentation videos from the 2013 American Thoracic Society congress.

Made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the COPD Knowledge Centre will include updated materials, so please visit the site regularly. The launch announcement provides further information about the COPD Knowledge Centre.


6th October 2014 - Launch of Obesity accredited CME

The European Obesity Initiative eCME module – Understanding Obesity, is now available as part of an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk, is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists and is awarded 2 European CME credits (ECMEC's). The launch announcement for this CME module is available here

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