Julia Rotow, MD
Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Mark A. Socinski, MD
Executive Medical Director
AdventHealth Cancer Institute
This activity consists of presentations from expert faculty and 2D animation technology to explain immune dysfunction and the pathogenesis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), currently available and emerging immuno-oncology used alone and in combination with chemotherapy for NSCLC, and the usefulness and application of biomarkers to guide treatment selection for NSCLC.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, and advanced practitioners in oncology (NP/PA/PharmD) involved in the management of patients with advanced NSCLC.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Apply immune therapy biomarkers in the management of patients with advanced NSCLC
- Describe the immune dysfunction integral to the pathogenesis of non-small cell lung cancer
- Examine late stage, clinical trial data of emerging PD-1 inhibitors in the first-line and second-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this enduring 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 enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour 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 an 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
Julia Rotow, MD reports that she receives consulting fees from AstraZeneca, AbbVie, Gritstone, Lilly, Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, has contracted research (as PI) from Bicycle Therapeutics, EpimAb, AstraZeneca, Blueprint, BioAtla, AbbVie, and has received honoraria from Pfizer, Merck, Janssen, and Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme
Mark A. Socinski, MD reports that he has served on speakers bureaus for Amgen, AZ, BMS, Genentech, Guardant, Jazz, Lilly, and Regeneron, and has contracted research from Genentech, AZ, Novartis, Spectrum, Cullinan, 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 peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose
Staff Planners and Managers
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:
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
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.
Angela Davis, PhD, 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.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Ashley Whitehurst, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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.
During 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 activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the activity.
- Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.
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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