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Course Director

Sagar Lonial, MD
Sagar Lonial, MD

Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Faculty

Naval Daver
Naval Daver, MD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Accredited by

Penn State College of Medicine

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2017-Feb-08
Expiration Date:2018-Feb-07
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge
Expert commentary is based on data presented at the 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition*

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts in hematologic malignancies provide updates in multiple myeloma, acute leukemia, and lymphoma from the 2016 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Discuss new evidence on the role of novel and next-generation agents in the management of myeloma, including for newly diagnosed, elderly, or transplant-eligible patients, or those with relapsed/refractory disease
  • Cite evidence on novel cytotoxic, targeted, or immunotherapeutic strategies in the management of acute leukemia
  • Summarize updated data on the role of antibody-based strategies, targeted agents, and novel immunotherapies in the management of lymphoma, including indolent, aggressive, and rare disorders
  • Apply evidence on the safe use of newer therapeutic options in a range of hematologic cancers, including multiple myeloma, acute leukemia, and Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists, hematologist-oncologists, oncologists, and other clinicians involved in the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: February 08, 2017 - February 07, 2018
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, Penn State College of Medicine has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director
Sagar Lonial, MD
Chair and Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Chief Medical Officer
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Sagar Lonial, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Faculty
Naval Daver, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Leukemia
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Naval Daver, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Incyte Corporation; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Incyte Corporation; Kiromic; Pfizer Inc.; and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Medical Director
Aarati Ranganathan, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Aarati Ranganathan, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Other PVI staff who may potentially review content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Penn State College of Medicine staff and faculty involved in the development and review of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Providership, Credit & Support

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 Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Penn State College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Information about CME credit for this activity is available by contacting Penn State at 717-531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu. Reference course # G6081-17-T.

Providership

This CME activity is jointly provided by Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Celgene Corporation, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

*PeerView Press is an independent publisher of conference news and medical education programs.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView Press or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

Copyright © 2000-2017, PeerView Press - Medical Education Resource

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