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Course Director

Richard S. Finn, MD
Richard S. Finn, MD

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Faculty

Robin K. (“Katie”) Kelley
Robin K. (“Katie”) Kelley, MD

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Laura M. Kulik
Laura M. Kulik, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Description

Liver cancer experts discuss recent developments in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about new and emerging treatment strategies and get practical guidance on important clinical treatment decisions, including best practices for therapy sequencing across the disease spectrum and the importance of multidisciplinary care, patient selection, clinical trial enrollment, and adverse event management.

Target Audience

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

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Describe the clinical evidence on available multikinase inhibitors and anti-angiogenic agents as first- and second-line treatment options for advanced HCC
  • Evaluate the validated and potential roles of immune checkpoint inhibitors, including strategies of monotherapy, dual checkpoint inhibition, and in combination with targeted therapy, in the advanced HCC disease setting
  • Review ongoing clinical trials investigating innovative strategies, including combinations of local modalities, such as TACE and TARE, with systemic therapies, such as targeted agents and checkpoint inhibitors, across the HCC disease spectrum
  • Select safe and effective treatments for patients with advanced HCC across multiple lines of therapy based on clinical evidence, practice guidelines, treatment history, disease factors, AFP levels, and patients’ needs

Providership, Credit, and Support

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

This accredited CME/MOC activity has been developed in collaboration with Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association.

This educational activity is supported by independent medical education grants through AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eisai Inc., Exelixis, Inc., Genentech, and Merck & Co., Inc.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACCMEThis 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

MOCSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 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
Richard S. Finn, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Richard S. Finn, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for AstraZeneca; Bayer Corporation; Bristol Myers Squibb; C stone; Eisai Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Pfizer Inc.

Faculty
Robin K. (“Katie”) Kelley, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Robin K. (“Katie”) Kelley, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc. and Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Adaptimmune; Agios, Inc.; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Bristol Myers Squibb; Eli Lilly and Company; EMD Serono, Inc.; Exelixis, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Partner Therapeutics Inc.; QED Therapeutics; and Taiho oncology, Inc. Research Support paid to institution.
Other Financial or Material Support from Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. for travel support. Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) member for F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc.
Funding to institution for steering committee membership for Agios, AstraZenca; Bristol Myers Squibb and Merck & Co., Inc.

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 HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eisai Inc; Exelixis, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Target HCC.
Speakers Bureau participant with Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eisai Inc.; and Gilead Sciences, 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:

Natalie I. Vokes, MD
Stacy L. Sims, MSN, RN, CMCN

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.

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