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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:
Bartlett Family Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Chief, Solid Tumor Services
Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Co-Director, Center for Advanced Digestive Care
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of GI Medical Oncology
Director, UACC Clinical Trials Office
The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Associate Scientific Director
Associate Director, Scientific Services
Director, CME Program Development
Senior Director, Oncology Programs and Partnership Development
Senior Director, Educational Strategy
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.
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.
This program is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
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This program has been made available online.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from April 20, 2022, through April 19, 2023:
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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.
Downloadable clinical resource with practical guidance on how to talk with your transgender patients about gender identity, including related terminology, from Clinical Care Options (CCO)
Commentary from Nelson F. Sanchez, MD, on caring for transgender individuals, from the healthcare disparities they face to how healthcare professionals can improve their care, from Clinical Care Options (CCO)
Data on dostarlimab for locally advanced, mismatch repair-deficient rectal cancer, presented at ASCO 2022 and reported by Clinical Care Options (CCO)
Expanded results from CheckMate 648 of first-line nivolumab + chemotherapy or ipilimumab vs chemotherapy alone in advanced esophageal squamous cell cancer, presented at ASCO 2022 and reported by Clinical Care Options (CCO)