Keeping Pace: The Role of Immunotherapy in the Frontline Setting

Keeping Pace: The Role of Immunotherapy in the Frontline Setting

Keeping Pace: The Role of Immunotherapy in the Frontline Setting
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New scientific and clinical data are rapidly emerging on NSCLC immunotherapies in the frontline setting, leading to changes in the standard of care.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    While advanced non-small cell lung cancer remains incurable, innovations in treatment and new insights into the molecular pathogenesis of the disease have led to the development of treatments that significantly extend overall survival.

    This activity will discuss the new scientific and clinical data that have rapidly emerged on immunotherapies in the frontline setting that are leading to changes in the standard of care. Find out how these newer therapeutics will be utilized in everyday clinical practice.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Host:
    Mark A. Socinski, MD
    Executive Medical Director
    AdventHealth Cancer Institute
    Orlando, FL

    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca, BMS, Bayer, Genentech, Guardant Health, Novartis  
    Contracted Research: AstraZeneca, Genentech, Molecular Partners, Spectrum

    Faculty:
    Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, FACP, FASCO
    Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
    Roberto C. Goizueta Chair for Cancer Research
    Director, Division of Medical Oncology
    Deputy Director, Winship Cancer Institute
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA

    Consulting Fees: AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, BMS, Genentech/Roche, Merck, Takeda

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
    • William A. Mencia, MD, has nothing to disclose.
    • Nick Lombardi has ownership interest with Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
    • The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 
  • Learning Objective

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Determine appropriate combination or monotherapy strategies for the use of immunotherapy in first-line or subsequent lines of therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Global Learning Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Learning Collaborative. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.


    Continuing Pharmacy Education
    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.25 contact hour(s) (0.25 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    (Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-20-2162-H01-P)
    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.

    Continuing Nursing Education
    The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.2 contact hours.

  • Provider

    Prova Education designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties. 

    Prova Education's methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research. 

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Bristol Myers Squibb, Lilly, and Merck.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. 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 patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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    Reproduction of this material is not permitted without written permission from the copyright owner.

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