Translating Research into Clinical Practice: A 3-Dimensional View of Recent Advances in Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer

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PROGRAM CHAIR

Sara Hurvitz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Breast Cancer Clinical Research Program
Co- Director, Santa Monica – UCLA Outpatient Oncology Practice
Santa Monica, CA

FACULTY

Erika Hamilton, MD
Director, Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Research Program
Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, TN

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This live activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with metastatic, Hormone-Receptor Positive, HER-2 Negative Breast Cancer.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, surgeons, oncology nurses, and other health care providers involved in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the genetic alterations in cellular pathways that control cell cycle transition in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
  • Review the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
  • Discuss the CDK 4/6 inhibitor clinical trial data for patients with HR positive, HER-2 negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer
  • Explain the monitoring of and practical side effect management strategies for CDK 4/6 inhibitors

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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 treatment and management of patients with breast cancer.

CNE 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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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Dr. Hurvitz receives funding (paid to UCLA) for contracted research from Amgen, Bayer, BI Pharma, Genentech, GSK, Lilly, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, PUMA, Merrimack, Medivation, Dignitana, DBI Pharma, Bomarin, Cascadian, and Seattle Genetics. She has traveled for Lilly, Novartis, OBI Pharma, and Bayer.

Dr. Hamilton has nothing to disclose.

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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Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Flavia Piazza, PhD, VP Scientific and Medical Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes, has nothing to disclose.

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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/CNE credit for this activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
2. Participate in the activity.
3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate via email within 30 days.

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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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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT

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RELEASE DATE: March 20, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE: March 20, 2019

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Participation Statement
This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields. This subsidy is reflected in the registration fees for this activity.

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