Changing Landscape of Treatment Options for Hematological Malignancies

Released On
September 28, 2020

Expires On
September 28, 2021

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
135 minutes

Specialty
Hematology-Oncology

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This activity is jointly provided by CancerNet, LLC and Amedco, LLC.


Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support

Supported by an independent educational grant from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pfizer Inc., Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support

No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Credit Available

  • Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners — maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 2.25 Nursing Contact Hours

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 hematologists/oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses on the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of hematological malignancies.

Program Overview

This activity will cover topics on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with hematological malignancies.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) and combination therapies in patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Assess the efficacy and safety of antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), ICIs, and CAR-T-cell based therapies in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • Cite the treatment options for follicular lymphoma
  • Identify the benefits and risks of frontline therapies for multiple myeloma

Faculty

Fredrick B. Hagemeister, MD

Fredrick B. Hagemeister, MD

Internist and Professor of Medicine
Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma
Department of Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Jason Westin, MD

Jason Westin, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Paolo Strati, MD

Paolo Strati, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Joseph Mikhael, MD

Joseph Mikhael, MD

Professor
Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery Division
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope Cancer Center
Phoenix, AZ

Physician Accreditation Statement

Physicians/Nurses

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CancerNet. Amedco LLC 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.

 

Credit Designation

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and 2.25 hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest and have been resolved (C7 SCS 6.1-¬‐6.2, 6.5). All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below.

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed on the website. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

Faculty Disclosures

Fredrick B. Hagemeister, MD

  • Has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jason Westin, MD

  • Advisory Board/Consultant: Kite, Novartis, Juno, Janssen, Motphosys, Cutis
  • Research Funding: Kite, Novartis, Juno, Janssen, Motphosys, Cutis, 47 inc, Unum, AstraZeneca

Paolo Strati, MD

  • Has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Joseph Mikhael, MD

  • Consultant: Amgen, Celgene, GSK, Karyopharm, Janssen, Sanofi, Takeda Oncology

Planners and Managers Disclosures

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:

  • Kamatham A. Naidu, PhD (CancerNet, LLC), has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Brian Waggoner (CancerNet, LLC) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Sheryl Morgan (Amedco) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

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

  1. Read the CME/CE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form.
  4. Certificates will be emailed to participants

 

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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

CancerNet and Amedco require that faculty participating in any CME/CE 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.

Disclaimer

Amedco makes every effort to develop CME/CE 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.

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