An Animated Whiteboard View of Cancer Immunotherapy: Treating Triple- Negative Breast Cancer
Heather L. McArthur, MD
Medical Director, Breast Oncology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
This enduring activity is focused on the care of patients with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the immune system’s role in the pathophysiology of triple-negative breast cancer
- Discuss the treatment rationale and potential synergies with the combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy in the treatment of metastatic TNBC
- Review the clinical trials data on immune checkpoint blockade in combination with chemotherapy in the treatment of patients with metastatic, triple-negative breast cancer
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent for their participation in the online activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with triple-negative breast cancer.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. McArthur has consulted for: Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche/Genentech, Lilly, Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, TapImmune Inc, Amgen, Puma, Pfizer, Immunomedics, Syndax, Genomic Health, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, OBI Pharma, Calithera Biosciences, and Celgene.
She also conducts research with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer-reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
The staff, 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/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Diana Tommasi, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
2. Participate in the enduring activity.
3. Submit the evaluation form.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort 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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RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019
EXPIRATION DATE: June 25, 2020
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