A Virtual Reality View: Individualizing the Management of Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Novel Combination Treatment Options and Sequencing Strategies


Ajay Nooka, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor
Division of Bone Marrow Transplant
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Ajai Chari, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Hematology & Medical Oncology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY


This online activity is focused on the individualization of care through sequencing, novel treatment options, therapy selection and communication for patients with relapsing and refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM).


This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of community and academic medical oncologists and advanced practitioners (NP/PA/PharmD) involved in the management of patients with MM.


After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe the MOAs and clinical profiles of novel treatment options for patients with RRMM
  • Individualize the selection and sequencing of novel drug combination therapies through multiple remissions and subsequent relapses based on disease-, treatment-, and patient-related factors
  • Apply strategies that will improve communication, engagement, education, and decision making with patients with RRMM and their health care providers


Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent for their participation in the online activity.


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma.
Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours


Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 2.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.


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.


Dr. Chari is a consultant for Amgen, Celgene, Millennium/Takeda, Novartis, Janssen, Karyopharm, and Sanofi. He receives grant/research support from Amgen, Array Biopharma, Celgene, Millennium/Takeda, Novartis, Janssen, and Pharmacyclics. He is also an Advisory Board member for Amgen, Seattle Genetics, Karyopharm, Sanofi, Oncopeptides, Janssen, Novartis, and Celgene.

Dr. Nooka is a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Janssen, Amgen, Spectrum, Adaptive, GlaxoSmithKline, and Takeda.

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.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Nicole Longo, DO, FACOI, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.


Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME 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.

During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.


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 to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.


Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based.
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.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2019


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