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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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Oncology Briefings™: Updates in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia

Release Date: December 30, 2018
Expiration Date: December 30, 2019
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

This activity, Oncology Briefings™: Updates in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia, developed in Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC established Oncology Briefings™ legacy format, is an online interactive monograph that provides treatment strategies for patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM). This presentation features a national thought leader, Steven P. Treon, MD, MA, PhD, who provides key insights.

Benefits of Participating:

  • Learn about new standards of care with the addition of BTK inhibitors in patients diagnosed with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • Find out how experts choose treatment regimens for WM in the frontline and relapsed/refractory settings
  • Gain insight into emerging targets and therapeutic options in clinical trials for the treatment of WM

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to log in to participate in the activity.
  • Each presentation may contain an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the presentation; however, you may not go back to change answers or review audio files/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, educational content/audio files will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME certificate, you 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.” You may immediately download a CME certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This educational initiative is directed toward medical oncologists and hematologists who treat patients with cancer. Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, fellows, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of cancer are also invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the rationale for treatment of WM with BTK inhibitors
  • Outline mechanisms of treatment resistance and strategies to address the management of patients with WM in multiple lines of care, including relapsed/refractory disease
  • Evaluate practice-changing clinical trial findings on the efficacy and safety of current and emerging BTK inhibitors as monotherapy and combination therapy for WM

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures


Steven Treon, MD, PhD
Director, Bing Center for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Disclosures: Consultant: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pharmacyclics, Inc.

The staff of PER® 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, 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®.

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