Targeting Genomic Alterations: Management of TRK Fusion-Positive Cancers in the Department of Veterans Affairs

PROGRAM CHAIR

Alexander Drilon, MD
Chief, Early Drug Development
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The case-based online activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with TRK fusion-positive cancers.


TARGET AUDIENCE

This online CME activity is designed to educate medical oncologists, pediatric medical oncologists, pathologists, oncology nurses and other health care providers involved in the care of patients with advanced TRK fusion-positive cancers in adults and children.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Review how TRK fusion mutations drive oncogenesis in solid tumors
  • Discuss the anti-TRK targeted clinical trials data for both children and adults with fusion-positive cancer
  • Discuss the data supporting the treatment and testing guidelines for TRK fusion-positive tumors in both children and adults

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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 will designate each online meeting and simulcast for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live-virtual activity.


NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with advanced TRK fusion-positive cancers in adults and children.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.


CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (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 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

Faculty Member Disclosures
Alexander Drilon, MD Discloses that he serves on the advisory board for Ignyta/Genentech/Roche, Loxo/Bayer/Lilly, Takeda/Ariad/Millenium, TP Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Blueprint Medicines, Helsinn, Beigene, BergenBio, Hengrui Therapeutics, Exelixis, Tyra Biosciences, Verastem, MORE Health, AbbVie, 14ner/Elevation Oncology, Remedica Ltd., ArcherDX, Monopteros, Novartis, EMD Serono, Melendi, Liberum, Repare RX, Nuvalent, Merus. He has also received research funds paid to his institution from Pfizer, Exelixis, GlaxoSmithKlein, Teva, Taiho, PharmaMar. He has received research funds from Foundation Medicine and royalty payments from Wolters Kluwer

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.
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:

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.
Chris Drury, MA, MS, MBA, 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.
Marissa Mays-Verman, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator 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 live virtual activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Complete the online post-test and evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.


DISCLAIMER

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.

RELEASE DATE: July 9, 2021

EXPIRATION DATE: July 9, 2022

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