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PER Pulse™ Recap
highlights key points presented in Cancer Summaries and Commentaries™: Updates from Singapore: Advances in Personalized Lung Cancer Treatment.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp.
This activity is designed to update physicians on data that has been recently presented in Singapore so that participants can assess and apply findings to their clinical practices in managing patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Some key trial information was presented at this conference on the use of checkpoint inhibitors alone or in combination to manage advanced forms of these tumors. Additionally, a number of important data sets were also released concerning the use of targeted agents in EGFR-mutated and ALK-rearranged NSCLC.
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This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists and fellows who treat patients with lung cancer. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of lung cancer may also participate.
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:
Edward Garon, MD
Hematology & Oncology
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center
Santa Monica, CA
Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca, BMS, Genentech, Lilly, Merck, Pfizer, Novartis.
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Ensign Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Professor of Pharmacology
Chief, Medical Oncology
Associate Director, Translational Research
Yale Cancer Center
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Disclosure: Scientific Advisory Boards: Biothera, Diatech, Kolltan, N to 1. Consultant: Lilly, Genentech/Roche, Gilead, Merck, Pfizer. Grant/Clinical Trial Support: Genentech.
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