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Key Highlights From the 2019 European Oncology Meeting: Focus on Emerging Strategies for Solid Tumors

Release Date: October 31, 2019
Expiration Date: October 31, 2020
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

Key Highlights From the 2019 European Oncology Meeting: Focus on Emerging Strategies for Solid Tumors provides physicians with updates in solid tumors from the medical oncology meeting held in Barcelona. This activity focuses on endometrial, thyroid, kidney, and liver cancers. Brief summaries of key abstracts are provided, along with expert commentary to provide a critical assessment of the data, as well as with integration into practice, where appropriate.

Benefits of Participating

  • Incorporate practice-changing data in your clinic
  • Learn about emerging therapeutic approaches in solid tumors
  • Gain an understanding of the increasing importance of molecular testing in solid tumors
  • Hear experts discuss management of adverse events with new therapeutic regimens

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Eisai Inc and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward oncologists involved in the treatment and management of patients with cancer. Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) interested in the treatment of cancer may also participate.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review how tumor-testing strategies have been integrated into the study designs of recently reported clinical trials
  • Recognize practice-changing results to inform improved diagnosis, treatment, and adverse event management for solid tumors
  • Place recent trial evidence into the context of evolving treatment paradigms for cancer management
  • Learn strategies for promoting multidisciplinary best practices in the proactive management of treatment-related toxicities

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

Faculty

Jordi Bruix
Jordi Bruix, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University of Barcelona
Director of the BCLC Group (Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer)
Liver Unit - Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain

Disclosures: Grant Research Support: Bayer, BTG; Consultant: ArQule, Bayer, BMS, BTG, Eisai, Kowa, Terumo, Gilead, Bio Alliance, Roche, AbbVie, MSD, Sirtex, Ipsen, Astra-Meddimmune, Incyte, Quirem, Adaptimmune, Lilly, Basilea, Nerviano, Sanofi; Speaker’s Bureau: Bayer, BTG, Ipsen, Eisai, Terumo, Sirtex.

Enrique Grande
Enrique Grande, MD, PhD
Head, Medical Oncology Service
MD Anderson Cancer Center Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Disclosures: Honoraria for ad boards and/or lectures: Pfizer, BMS, Ipsen, Roche, Eisai, EUSA Pharma, MSD, Sanofi-Genzyme, Adacap, Novartis, Pierre Fabre, Lexicon, Celgene, Astellas, Janssen, Bayer; Research Grants: Pfizer, AstraZeneca, MTEM/Threshold, Roche, Ipsen, Lexicon, Molecular Templates Inc; Leadership roles in medical societies: ENETS, GETNE, and GETHI.

Bradley J. Monk
Bradley J. Monk, MD, FACS, FACOG
Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Arizona Oncology (US Oncology Network)
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital
Medical Director
US Oncology Research Network - Gynecologic Program
Phoenix, AZ

Disclosures: Consultant: AbbVie, Advaxis, Agenus, Amgen, Aravive, AstraZeneca, Asymmetric Therapeutics, Boston Biomedical, ChemoCare, ChemoID, Circulogene, Clovis, Conjupro, Eisai, Geistlich, Genmab/Seattle Genetics, GOG Foundation, ImmunoGen, Immunomedics, Incyte, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Laekna Health Care, Mateon (formerly Oxigene), Merck, Mersana, Myriad, NuCana, OncoMed, OncoQuest, OncoSec, Perthera, Pfizer, Precision Oncology, Puma, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, Samumed, Takeda, TESARO/GSK, VBL, Vigeo; Speaker: AstraZeneca, Clovis, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Roche/Genentech, TESARO/GSK.

Thomas Powles
Thomas Powles, MBBS, MRCP, MD
Professor of Genitourinary Oncology
Lead for Solid Tumour Research
Barts Cancer Centre
Queen Mary University of London
Director of Barts Cancer Centre
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, England

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca, Roche; Consultant: AstraZeneca, BMS, Exelixis, Incyte, Ipsen, Merck/MSD, Novartis, Pfizer, Seattle Genetics.

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