An Animated Whiteboard View of Cancer Immunotherapy: Treating Triple- Negative Breast Cancer

Released On
July 2, 2018

Expires On
July 2, 2019

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
60 minutes

Specialty
Oncology

Topic(s)
Breast Cancer

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Jointly provided by Med Learning Group and Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM.

 

Supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1.0 contact hour(s).

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

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Program Overview

This enduring activity is focused on the care of patients with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the immune system’s role in the pathophysiology of triple-negative breast cancer
  • Discuss the treatment rationale and potential synergies with the combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy in the treatment of metastatic TNBC
  • Review the clinical trials data on immune checkpoint blockade in combination with chemotherapy in the treatment of patients with metastatic, triple-negative breast cancer

Faculty

Heather L. McArthur, MD

Medical Director, Breast Oncology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

Credit Designation

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the diagnosis and management of children with growth/growth hormone disorders.

Accreditation Statement

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Dr. McArthur

  • Consultant: Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche/Genentech, Lilly, Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, TapImmune Inc, Amgen, Puma, Pfizer, Immunomedics, Syndax, Genomic Health, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, OBI Pharma, Calithera Biosciences, and Celgene.
  • Research: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

For example,
During this lecture, Dr. McArthur may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to the Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate for download immediately, you will also get an email reminder.

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Disclaimer

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Participation Statement

This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields. This subsidy is reflected in the registration fees for this activity.

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