The Evolving Therapeutic Landscape for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: An Expert Viewpoint
  • CME

In this interactive, CME-certified module, expert faculty use a case-based approach to discuss the patient- and disease-specific factors that are critically important to the optimal treatment selection for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Released: December 2, 2019 Expiration: December 1, 2020

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Select optimal therapies for patients with mCRC based on patient-specific and disease-specific characteristics, including the results of biomarker and genetic assessment and tumor characteristics, as well as patient preferences
  • Evaluate the appropriate molecular markers to guide clinical decisions for patients with mCRC
  • Choose optimal doses of oral mCRC therapy to maximize efficacy and minimize treatment-related toxicity
  • Counsel patients to understand their treatment options and to be proactive, knowledgeable learners in their care

Acknowledgements

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Supported by educational grants from
Array BioPharma Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Taiho Oncology Inc.

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 any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved 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 a commercial interest.

The faculty 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:

Faculty

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP

Professor
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Leader, GI Cancer Program
Mayo Clinic Center
Consultant
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from 1Globe, Array, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Exelixis, Genentech, Incyte, Ipsen, Lilly, Merck, and PanCan, and funds for research support (to institution) from Abgenomics, Amgen, Array, Bayer, Boston Biomedical, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Clovis, Genentech, Incyte, Ipsen, Lilly, Merck, and Seattle Genetics.

Staff

Ryan P. Topping, PhD

Scientific Director

Ryan P. Topping, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Kiran D. Mir-Hudgeons, PhD

Manager, Editorial Operations

Kiran D. Mir-Hudgeons, 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.
Kevin Obholz, PhD

Senior Director, Educational Strategy

Kevin Obholz, 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.

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 clinicians who care for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve learners’ competence in applying the latest practice-changing data in the individualized clinical management of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

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 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 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from December 02, 2019, through December 01, 2020:

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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