Managing the Risks of Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer: Current and Emerging Therapies

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Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, MACP, FASCO
Head, Medical Oncology Section
Deputy Director, University of Virginia Cancer Center
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Co-Director, Paul Mellon Urologic Oncology Center
Professor of Medicine and Urology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia


Thomas Cartwright, MD
Co-Chairman, US Oncology GI Research
Ocala, Florida


This enduring activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.


This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of urologists, medical oncologists, primary care providers, cardiologists, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment and management of patients with prostate cancer.


On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss the metabolic and cardiovascular changes observed with androgen deprivation therapy
  • Describe recommended management strategies to minimize cardiovascular risks in patients with prostate cancer
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of current and emerging treatment options for metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer


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


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the treatment and management of patients with Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE 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 of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.


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Robert Dreicer, MD (Program Chair) reports that he has served as a consultant for Bristol Myer-Squibb, Incyte, Genentech/Roche, Pfizer, and Astra Zeneca.

Thomas Cartwright, MD reports that he has served on speaker’s bureau for Taiho, Amgen, and Heron. He also serves as a consultant for Taiho.

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.

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:
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Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Sharine Griggs, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brooke Hefele, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator, has nothing to disclose.


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


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You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.


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RELEASE DATE: October 11, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: October 11, 2020

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