Key Studies in Breast and Gynecologic Cancers: Independent Conference Coverage of the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting
  • CME

June 4-8, 2021; Online at https://conferences.asco.org/am
Gain expert perspectives on the most clinically relevant data on breast and gynecologic cancers presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Joyce O'Shaughnessy, MD
Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, MHSc
Physicians: maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Released: August 12, 2021 Expiration: August 11, 2022

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Apply recently presented data to clinical practice to expand treatment options and improve outcomes for patients with breast and gynecologic cancers.
  • Identify subpopulations of patients with breast and gynecologic cancers most likely to benefit from a specific treatment plan based on prognostic or predictive markers.
  • Discuss new data on novel agents and therapeutic approaches for patients with breast and gynecologic cancers.
  • Consider how new trial findings might affect treatment of breast and gynecologic cancer clinical practice in the future.

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The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Faculty

Joyce O'Shaughnessy, MD

Celebrating Women Chair in Breast Cancer Research
Director,
Breast Cancer Research Program
Baylor University Medical Center
Texas Oncology
US Oncology Network
Dallas, Texas

Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from AbbVie, Agendia, Amgen, Aptitude, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Eisai, G1 Therapeutics, Genentech, Immunomedics, Ipsen, Jounce, Lilly, Merck, Myriad, Novartis, Ondonate, Pfizer, Puma, Prime, Roche, Seattle Genetics, and Syndax.
Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, MHSc

Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of OB/GYN
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University Health System
Durham, North Carolina

Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, MHSc, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Eisai and Myriad and funds for research support from AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Clovis, Eisai, Immutep, Merck, OncoQuest, PharmaMar, Roche/Genentech, Seagen, Tesaro/GlaxoSmithKline, and VBL Therapeutics.

Staff

Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Jerfiz Constanzo, PhD, MBA
Scientific Director
Jerfiz Constanzo, PhD, MBA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Jill Sakai, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Jill Sakai, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Timothy A. Quill, PhD

Associate Director, Scientific Services

Timothy A. Quill, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Jason Everly, PharmD

Director, Program Development and Educational Impact

Jason J. Everly, PharmD, BCOP, CHCP, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Krista Marcello

Associate Director, Educational Strategy

Krista Marcello has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Jim Mortimer

Senior Director, Oncology Programs and Partnership Development

Jim Mortimer has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Kevin Obholz, PhD

Senior Director, Educational Strategy

Kevin Obholz, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
June Wasserstrom

Director, CME Program Development

June Wasserstrom has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with breast and gynecologic cancers.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve learners’ understanding of how to optimally apply recent practice-changing findings in the treatment of patients with breast and gynecologic cancers.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from August 12, 2021, through August 11, 2022:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

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