Arjun V. Balar, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU – Langone Health
New York, NY
This patient-centric activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.
This initiative is designed for patients with cancer who are treated or eligible for treatment with immunotherapy.
Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss the role of immunotherapy through immune checkpoint inhibition in the spectrum of cancer treatment
- Examine the potential immune-related adverse events (irAEs) of immune checkpoint inhibition, including symptomatology and management across multiple grades of irAEs
- Describe the role of the patient in the timely irAE recognition, identification and management
- Explain how shared-decision making (SDM) can help foster a patient-centered approach to cancer care and survivorship
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DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Dr. Arjun Balar discloses that he is a consultant with AstraZeneca/Medimmune; Genentech, Inc./F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd.; Merck & Co., Inc., Incyte Inc, Pfizer and Seattle Genetics.
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RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2021
EXPIRATION DATE: January 28, 2022
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