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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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PER Pulse™ Recaps highlight key elements of the Oncology Briefings™: Updates in Novel Therapeutic Options for Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors online CME activity.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

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

Oncology Briefings™: Updates in Novel Therapeutic Options for Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors

Release Date: May 31, 2017
Expiration Date: May 31, 2018
Media: Internet - based

 

Activity Overview

Oncology Briefings™ is an online interactive monograph that will provide an overview of the biology of lung neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in addition to a review of recent data regarding emerging and novel treatment strategies in patients with lung NETs. This format includes a brief presentation of clinical science, and features discussion by a national thought leader to provide key take-home points and pearls for practice that will place the content into perspective. Audio sidebars and tables provide supporting evidence.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

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

CME Activity Table of Contents

  • Background and Disease Biology
  • Diagnosis and Risk Stratification
  • Current Treatment and Management Strategies
  • Emerging Treatment and Management Strategies

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to login to participate in the activity.
  • This activity contains an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the activity; however, you may not go back to change answers or review content until you finish the activity.
  • At the end of the activity, "educational content/audio files" will be available for your reference.
  • If you close the Web browser after you complete the activity, the “Educational Content” link will disappear, and you will need to review the activity in its entirety to once again access the link to the educational content.
  • In order to receive a CME certificate, participants must complete the activity.
  • 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 activity is directed toward oncology healthcare professionals who treat patients with lung NETs, including medical oncologists, radiology oncologists, and surgical oncologists. Fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the management of patients with lung NETs are also invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  1. Review the biology of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the lung
  2. Discuss the current and emerging techniques used in the differential diagnosis and monitoring of patients with lung NETs
  3. Assess current and emerging therapeutic options as well as sequential strategies for the treatment of patients with lung NETs
  4. Describe the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in accurately diagnosing and treating patients with lung NETs

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures

Faculty

Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD
Associate Professor
Head, Gastrointestinal Department Research Program
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL
 

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support- Advanced Accelerator Applications, Pharmacyclics; Consultant-Novartis; Speakers Bureau- Ipsen, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource® have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of PER® to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its CME activities. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that creates a COI.

Additionally, PER® is required by ACCME to resolve all COI. PER® has identified and resolved all COI prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

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 and nursing education purposes only, and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic or 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 PER®.

CME Provider Contact Information

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
2 Clarke Drive
Suite 110
Cranbury, NJ 08512
info@gotoper.com

Hardware And Software Requirements 

Supported Browsers
Internet Explorer v.7 or greater (for Windows) | Mozilla Firefox v.2 or greater (for Windows, Mac, Linux)

Minimum System Requirements (Windows)

  • A Pentium-based PC or compatible computer
  • At least 64MB of RAM
  • Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP/Vista system software
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 786 or larger recommended
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher, Foxit Reader 2.0 or likewise

Minimum System Requirements (Mac OS)

  • A PowerPC processor-based Macintosh computer
  • At least 64MB of RAM
  • Mac OS 7.5 or later
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 786 or larger recommended
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher, Foxit Reader 2.0 or likewise






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