Overview of Risk Assessment and Biomarker Testing to Inform Treatment in HER2-Negative Early Breast Cancer
  • CME
  • CE

This module offers an overview of current risk assessment and biomarker testing used to inform treatment decisions and predict treatment response and prognosis in patients with HER2-negative early breast cancer.
Yara Abdou, MD
Physicians: maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.5 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs)
Released: April 6, 2022 Expiration: April 5, 2023

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Develop genetic testing and risk assessment strategies that incorporate expert guidance to identify all patient subgroups with EBC at high risk for recurrence
  • Identify patients with early-stage breast cancer most likely to benefit from recently approved targeted agents

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Supported by educational grants from
AstraZeneca
Lilly
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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:

Faculty

Yara Abdou, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Oncology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Yara Abdou, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Exact Sciences.

Staff

Marie N. Becker, PhD

Scientific Director

Marie N. Becker, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Timothy A. Quill, PhD

Associate Director, Scientific Services

Timothy Quill, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Krista Marcello

Senior Director, Educational Strategy
Hematology and Oncology

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

Senior Director, Oncology Programs and Partnership Development

Jim Mortimer had individual publicly traded stocks/stock options in AstraZeneca.
June Wasserstrom

Director, CME Program Development

June Wasserstrom 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.
Kristi Kay Orbaugh, MSN, NP, AOCNP

Adult Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Community Hospital Oncology Physicians
Indianapolis, Indiana

Kristi Orbaugh, MSN, NP, AOCNP has disclosed that she has served as a speaker for AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DSI, Gilead Sciences, Lilly, Morphosys, Pfizer, Regeneron, and Sanofi.
Kelly Brandt, PharmD
Kelly Brandt, PharmD, 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, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with breast cancer.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to educate oncologists, oncology nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals about recent developments in the treatment of patients with early breast cancer in order to optimally individualize therapy and improve outcomes.

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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-22-098-H01-P.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 50% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from April 06, 2022, through April 05, 2023:

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 50% 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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