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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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for Cancer Summaries and Commentaries™: Update From Orlando: Advances in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms focuses on trials likely to be of interest to practicing hematologists, immediately or in the near future. Each recap provides a brief overview of trial data, along with a summary of experts' perspectives.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Cancer Summaries and Commentaries™: Update From Orlando: Advances in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Release Date: January 29, 2016
Expiration Date: January 29, 2017
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

This activity is designed to update physicians on the data that have been recently presented in Orlando so that they can assess and prepare to apply these findings to their clinical practice to improve patient care.

CME Activity Table of Contents

  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
    Discussed by Ruben Mesa, MD
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    Discussed by Michael Mauro, MD

Instructions For This Activity & Receiving Credit

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Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists/hematologists and fellows who treat patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms will be invited to participate.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:
  • Explain results from recently completed trials concerning the management of MPNs in the context of efficacy, safety, as well as prognostic and predictive markers
  • Evaluate clinical trial data on novel strategies to manage MPNs

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures


Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP
Chair, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology
Deputy Director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Chair, Arizona Cancer Coalition
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Scottsdale, Arizona
Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Incyte, Gilead, CTI, Genentech, NS Pharma, Inc., Promedior Consultant: Novartis

Michael Mauro, MD
Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Novartis

The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:
The staff of PER®, LLC

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This CME activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient's medical condition.

The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, or any of the companies that provided commercial support for this activity.

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