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Cancer Conversations™: How New Data Are Changing Current Therapeutic Algorithms in Melanoma
  • CME

Credits Available
Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Released: September 29, 2021 Expiration: September 28, 2022
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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Supported by educational grants from
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
Program Director
Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD
Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Assess clinical trial evidence to incorporate existing and recently approved adjuvant therapies in appropriately identified patients after surgical removal of primary melanoma
  • Determine key factors critical to aid the selection of adjuvant, first-line and later lines of therapy for patients with metastatic BRAF wild-type or BRAF-mutated melanoma
  • Appraise clinical trial evidence to optimize incorporation of targeted and immunotherapeutic approaches for metastatic BRAF-mutated melanoma including patients with brain metastases
  • Manage specific disease-related complications or adverse events associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors, targeted therapies, and other systemic treatments for melanoma and offer optimal management strategies to minimize adverse events
  • Evaluate ongoing clinical trials investigating anti–PD-1/PD-L1 antibodies in combination with other systemic therapies in advanced melanoma

Information on this Educational Activity

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

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:

Program Director

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

Deputy Director
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Health
Professor of Medicine
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
New York, New York

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Moderna, Novartis, and Pfizer.

Faculty

Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD

Assistant Member
Assistant Attending Physician
Melanoma Service
Division of Tumor Oncology
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from BluePath Solutions, Iovance, Nanobiotix, Novartis, Pfizer, and Shanghai Jo’Ann Medical Technology.
Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Genentech/Roche, Iovance, Karyopharm, Merck, Novartis, and Pfizer and funds for research support (paid to his institution) from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech/Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, and Novartis.

Staff

Marie N. Becker, PhD

Scientific Director

Marie N. Becker, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Gordon Kelley

Senior Clinical Editor

Gordon Kelley has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Shara Pantry, PhD

Associate Scientific Director

Shara Pantry, 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.
Krista Marcello

Associate Director, Educational Strategy

Krista Marcello, 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.

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 educational program is intended for oncologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with melanoma.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to educate oncologists in hematology/oncology about the recent developments in the care of melanoma and incorporating new data and new therapies into their patient treatment plans.

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from September 29, 2021, through September 28, 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.

Cancer Conversations™: How New Data Are Changing Current Therapeutic Algorithms in Melanoma
  • CME

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Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
Program Director
Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD
Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD
Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Released: September 29, 2021 Expiration: September 28, 2022

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Contact Clinical Care Options

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Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Supported by educational grants from
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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