Utilizing Biomarkers to Navigate Treatment Decisions for Prostate Cancer Patients

Released On
July 22, 2019

Expires On
January 25, 2020

Media Type

Completion Time
60 minutes

Oncology, Urology

Prostate Cancer

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This activity is presented by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Montefiore Medical Center in Joint Providerhsip with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Supported by an educational grants from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Sanofi Genzyme; Genomic Health, Inc.; and Myriad Genetics, Inc.

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 urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other health care professionals (internists, primary care physicians, pathologists, physicians-in-training, urology nurses, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners) involved and/or interested in the therapeutic management of patients with prostate cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

Session 1: Utilizing Biomarkers to Navigate Treatment Decisions for Prostate Cancer Patients

  • Evaluate how molecular assay testing can provide clinically actionable information to select treatments or to assess risk and prognosis in patients with prostate cancer
  • Plan effective physician-patient communication strategies when counselling patients on prescribing specific tests

Accreditation Statement

The 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 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

Enduring Material
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this internet 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.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

The "Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content 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.

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

  • Consulting Fees, Speakers Bureau, Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received directly from a Commercial Interest or its Agent, Contracted Research: AbbVie, Astellas, Amgen, AZ, Bayer, BMS, Dendreon, Ferring, Genzyme, Genentech, Genomic Health, Invitae, Janssen, Merck, Myriad, Nymox, Pfizer, Sanofi, Tolmar.

Adam S. Kibel, MD

  • Consulting Fee: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Janssen, Profound, Insightec

William K. Oh, MD

  • Consulting Fee: Astellas, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Janssen, Sanofi, Sema4, TeneoBio

Scott T. Tagawa, MD, MS

  • Consulting Fee: Abbvie, Amgen, Bayer, Clovis, Dendreon, Eisai, Endocyte, Genentech, Immunomedics, Janssen, Karyopharm, Medivation, Pfizer, QED, Sanofi, Seattle Genetics, Tolmar,
  • Contracted Research: Abbvie, Amgen, Astellas, Atlab, Aveo, Bayer, BMS, Boehringer Ingelheim, Clovis, Dendreon, Endocyte, Genentech, Immunomedics, Janssen, Karyopharm, Lilly, Medivation, Merck, Millennium, Newlink, Novartis, Progenics, Rexahn, Sanofi, Seattle Genetics

Peer Reviewer
Benjamin Gartrell, MD, has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Einstein-Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has no disclosures to report relevant to this activity.

PlatformQ Health Education, LLC
Agnes Lee, Medical Director, has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Alissa Yost, Senior Program Manager, has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Method of Participation

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 posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for Session 1, participants must receive a minimum score of 50% on the posttest.

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