Personalizing Treatment for Targeting HER2-Driven Disease Beyond the First Line: Antibody-Drug Conjugate Therapy in Gastrointestinal Cancers

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

7:00PM – 8:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 7:00PM Eastern, 6:00PM Central, 5:00PM Mountain and 4:00PM Pacific.

Presenting Faculty:
Jaffer A. Ajani, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify HER2 methods of biomarker testing and apply them to clinical practice in patients with GI malignancies
  • Discuss the unique pharmacodynamics of HER2-directed antibody-drug conjugates and their anti-tumor effects in gastrointestinal cancers
  • Apply evidence from HER2-targeted, antibody-drug conjugate clinical trials to personalize treatment of patients with advanced GI malignancies beyond the first-line

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, internal medicine physicians, gastroenterologists, pathologists and others (e.g. nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physician assistant, oncology nurse) involved in the management of patients with gastric cancer and colorectal cancer.

Accreditation Statement

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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with management of patients with gastric and colorectal cancers.

Credits:
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour

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 hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC 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.

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 UNLABELED USE

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.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize 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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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

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