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Course Director

Amit Singal, MD, MS
Amit Singal, MD, MS

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Faculty

Laura M. Kulik
Laura M. Kulik, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Josep M. Llovet
Josep M. Llovet, MD, PhD, FAASLD

Tisch Cancer Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
University of Barcelona
IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Andrew X. Zhu
Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Description

This PeerView MasterClass and Tumor Board video activity, based on an educational session from The Liver Meeting® (American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases) in Boston, features a panel of hepatology, oncology, surgery, and interventional radiology experts, who provide their clinical perspectives on cutting-edge science that has validated, newly available systemic treatment options in HCC. Coupled with each MasterClass, the Tumor Board segments feature reflective case-centered discussions on the crucial role that hepatology clinicians serve across the HCC continuum of care.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with HCC.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Evaluate the safety and efficacy data of multikinase and checkpoint inhibitors and antiangiogenic therapy indicated for advanced HCC
  • Summarize emerging clinical evidence on the use of novel systemic options in conjunction with or as an alternative to continued LRT for patients with intermediate HCC
  • Implement multidisciplinary team-based approaches to develop safe, personalized treatment algorithms that utilize novel components for patients with HCC

Providership, Credit, and Support

This CME/MOC activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This educational activity is supported by independent medical education grants from Eisai Inc., Exelixis, Inc., Genentech, Lilly, Merck & Co., Inc., and Novocure.
For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.

Physician Continuing Medical Education


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 Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

ABIM MOC Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Blinded individual or aggregated participant data may be shared with the funder of the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Chair
Amit Singal, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of the Liver Tumor Program
Clinical Chief of Hepatology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Amit Singal, MD, MS, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Bayer Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Eisai Inc.; Exact Sciences; Exelixis, Inc.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche; Glycotest; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Wako Diagnostics.
Other financial interest/relationship from Target MCC for Steering Committee.

Faculty
Laura M. Kulik, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hepatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Laura M. Kulik, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Bayer Corporation; CE Outcomes; Exelixis, Inc.; Eisai Inc.; and Merck & Co., Inc.
Speakers Bureau participant with Dova Pharmaceuticals; Eisai Inc.; and Gilead.

Josep M. Llovet, MD, PhD, FAASLD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program
Tisch Cancer Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai School
Director, Master in Translational Medicine, University of Barcelona
IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Josep M. Llovet, MD, PhD, FAASLD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Can-Fite Biopharma; Celsion Corporation; Eisai Inc; Eli Lilly and Company; Exelixis, Inc.; Fortress Biotech; Glycotest; Ipsen Pharma; Leerink Swann LLC; Merck & Co., Inc.; Midatech Ltd, Navigant; Nucleix; and Sprink Pharmaceuticals.
Grant/Research Support from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Boehringer-Ingelheim; Eisai Inc.; and Ipsen Pharma.

Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP
Attending Oncologist
Director Emeritus, Liver Cancer Research
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Bayer Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Eisai Inc.; Exelixis, Inc.; Lilly; and Merck & Co., Inc.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewers have nothing to disclose:

Steve S. Choi, MD
Amita B. Patel, MSN, RN, AOCNP, NP-C

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions 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.

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.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from email@email.peerviewpress.com. If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at info@peerview.com.

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. A score of 70% or higher is needed to obtain MOC credit. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive MOC credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

About This CME/MOC Activity

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