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Release Date: February 28, 2017
Expiration Date: February 28, 2018
Media: Internet - based
This activity features an expert presentation that illustrates approaches to choosing initial therapy for patients with advanced non–small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) and mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene, how to navigate the nuances regarding the evaluation of acquired resistance, newer approaches to molecular testing, choosing subsequent approaches to therapy, and managing patients with central nervous system metastases. The goal of this activity is to help physicians and nurses synthesize recent data sets on newly available and late-stage investigational strategies to manage their patients with EGFR-mutated, advanced NSCLCs and to place new evidence in its proper context for physicians and nurses engaged in the treatment/management of patients with these tumors.
Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit
This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists who treat patients with lung cancers. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of cancer are invited to participate.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:
Benjamin Levy, MD Associate Professor/Clinical Director, Medical Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Disclosure: Consultant: AstraZeneca, Celgene, Merck, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Genentech; Speakers Bureau: Genentech
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