Follicular Lymphoma: Best Practices in the Therapeutic Management

Released On
July 26, 2018

Expires On
September 26, 2019

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
60 minutes

Specialty
Oncology

Topic(s)
Oncology

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This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

 

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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

Target Audience

This activity is intended for US‐based hematologist‐oncologists, medical oncologists, medical fellows, oncology nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who treat patients with follicular lymphoma. Other clinicians in radiation oncology, surgery, radiology (including interventional, diagnostic, and nuclear medicine), internal medicine and primary care may also benefit from education.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess optimal time to initiate treatment for FL in order to delay disease progression and maintain patient quality of life
  • Appraise evidence‐based guidelines and recommendations regarding first‐line and maintenance therapy for FL
  • Evaluate recent safety and efficacy clinical trial data for the therapeutic management of previously untreated FL

Faculty

Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, MMSc

Samuel E. Durand Professor of Medicine
Director, Wilmot Cancer Institute
University of Rochester

John P. Leonard, MD

Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Associate Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Executive Vice Chair, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Thomas E. Witzig, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Physician Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

Jonathan W. Friedberg MD, MMsc

  • Consulting Fees: Astellas, Bayer

John P. Leonard, MD

  • Consulting Fees: ADC Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, Celgene, Bayer, Biotest, BMS, Gilead, Genentech, Juno, Karyopharm, MEI Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Rohe, Sutro, United Therapeutics

Thomas E. Witzig, MD

  • Consulting Fees: Sandoz

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 activity:

Anne Roc, PhD

  • None

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Alissa Yost, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

Disclaimer

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

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