Accreditation/Credit Designation

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

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from GlaxoSmithKline and Oncopeptides, Inc.

Community Practice Connections™: Targeting Treatment in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Experts Discuss Novel Agents, Combinations, and Ongoing Trials

Release Date: November 23, 2020
Expiration Date: November 23, 2021

Activity Overview

This online educational activity is designed to provide expert commentary regarding the latest clinical data on novel targeted therapies that have emerged in front-line and relapsed multiple myeloma (MM) settings. This activity will aid clinicians in choosing optimal therapy based on patient- and disease-related factors, and in developing strategies for combining appropriate therapies. The activity will also provide updates on the latest clinical trial data on therapies for relapsed/refractory (R/R) MM and offer guidance on sequencing therapies to improve patient outcomes. This activity is presented in a multimedia format that includes a series of video interviews with expert thought leaders integrated into text-based elements.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from GlaxoSmithKline and Oncopeptides, Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.


Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward hematologists and medical oncologists who treat patients with MM. Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of MM will be invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Summarize safety and efficacy data from recent clinical trials of therapies for relapsed/ refractory multiple myeloma (R/R MM)
  • Explain mechanisms of action of novel investigational therapies and the rationale supporting their utility in the treatment of patients with R/R MM
  • Select optimal therapies for patients with R/R MM based on disease, treatment, and patient-related factors

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Chair

Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP
Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP
Professor and Chair
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Disclosures: Consultant: Merck, Novartis, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers Squibb, Sanofi, Celgene, Janssen.

Faculty

Nikhil C. Munshi, MD
Nikhil C. Munshi, MD
Kraft Family Chair
Director, Basic and Correlative Sciences
Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Disclosures: Consultant: AbbVie, Adaptive Biotechnologies, Amgen, BeiGene, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene, Janssen, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Takeda, OncoPep; Shareholder: OncoPep; Other: OncoPep (ownership).

Nina Shah, MD
Nina Shah, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology-Oncology
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: bluebird bio, Celgene/Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Nektar Therapeutics, Poseida Therapeutics, Sutro Biopharma, TeneoBio; Consultant: Amgen, Bristol Myers Squibb, CareDx, GlaxoSmithKline, Indapta Therapeutics, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Kite, Sanofi.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management 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® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.


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