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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 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 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 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 expert perspective.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Cancer Summaries and Commentaries™: Update from Orlando: Advances in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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

  • Towards Improving Outcome for Patients With Non-GCB-DLBCL: PYRAMID and REMoDL-B Trials
  • Phase 2 Trial of Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab in Patients With Previously Untreated Follicular Lymphoma
  • Analysis of Minimal Residual Disease in the Phase 3 GADOLIN trial of Bendamustine With or Without Obinutuzumab in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Phase 2 Trial of Risk-Adapted Therapy with DA-EPOCH-R in Adult Patients With Burkitt Lymphoma
  • Investigating BCL-2 Inhibition With Venetoclax in Patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Exploration of CTL019 Chimeric Antigen Receptor-Modified T-Cell Therapy in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

Instructions For This Activity & Receiving Credit

  • You will need to login to participate in the activity.
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  • Complete the posttest and pass with a score of 70% or higher, complete the evaluation and then click on request for credit. Participants may immediately download a CME certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists and fellows who treat patients with hematologic malignancies. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of hematologic malignancies may also participate.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:
  • Optimize management and treatment strategies for patients with NHL, based on efficacy and safety, as well as patient characteristics, clinical condition, and prognosis
  • Evaluate clinical trial data on new agents and approaches in development for the treatment and management of patients with NHL

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures


John P. Leonard, MD
Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY
Disclosure: Consultant: Celgene, ADC Therapeutics, Biotest, Medimmune, Nospira, Bayer, Juno, Teva, OncoTracker, Gilead Sciences.

Laurie Sehn, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Oncology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
Disclosure: Consultant: Amgen, Genentech, Gilead, AbbVie, Seattle Genetics, Lundbeck, Celgene.


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.

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