New Paradigms in the Treatment of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Head & Neck and Thyroid Cancers

Module 4

This webcast is jointly provided by A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System and CancerNet.

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This activity is supported by an independent education grant from Lilly USA, LLC Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticalas, Inc. Exelixis, Inc., and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

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Release date: November 18, 2015

Valid through: November 18, 2016

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology

Topic: NSCLC, Head & Neck and Thyroid Cancer

Media: Internet

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour (60 min)

Target Audience

This symposium is directed primarily to hematologists/oncologists, radiation oncologists, researchers, pharmacists, registered nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and fellows in training interested in new development in lung cancer, head & neck cancer and thyroid cancer. No specific skill or knowledge other than a basic training in hematology/oncology is required for successful participation in this activity.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

This symposium is intended to improve care of patients with lung cancer, head & neck cancer and thyroid cancer by accelerating adoption of new guidelines and evidence-based practice change. The format will include didactic lectures from known opinion leaders, question and answer sessions, and ample opportunity for participant interaction with faculty.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate the emerging treatments options in the management of radioactive iodine-resistant differentiated thyroid cancer
  • Interpret and apply data on multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitors from clinical trials and translation into clinical practice for medullary and anaplastic thyroid cancer

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Faculty

Steven I. Sherman, MD
Naguib Samaan Distinguished Professor in Endocrinology,
Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders,
Division of Internal Medicine,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, TX

Maria Cabanillas, MD
Associate Professor and Faculty Director of Clinical Research,
Department of Endocrine Neoplasia & Hormonal Disorders,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, TX

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

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 A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System and CancerNet. The A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webcast.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME webcast:

Steven I. Sherman, MD
  • Consultant: Exelixis, Eisai, Bayer
Maria Cabanillas, MD
  • Advisory Board: : Eisai, Exelixis, Onyx/Bayer
  • Research Support: : Roche/Genentech

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME webcast:

Joan H. Schiller, MD
  • Consultant: Synta, Biodesix, AVEO, Eisai, Abbvie, Lilly USA, LLC
  • Clinical Studies: Genentech, Synta, Astex, EMD/Serono
Kamatham A. Naidu, PhD (CancerNet)
  • No relevant financial relationships

All other individuals in a position to control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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