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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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. 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 Sanofi Genzyme.

Oncology Briefings™: Current Perspectives on Preventing and Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome

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

Activity Overview

This activity, Oncology Briefings™: Current Perspectives on Preventing and Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome, developed in Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC, (PER®) established Oncology Briefings™ legacy format, is an online interactive monograph that provides an overview of recent data regarding the management of tumor lysis syndrome (TLS). This presentation features a national thought leader, Mitchell S. Cairo, MD, who provides key insights.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme.


Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to login 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 videos/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, “educational content/video files” will be available for your reference.
  • 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 educational initiative is directed toward medical oncologists and hematologists who treat patients with TLS. Nephrologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, fellows, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment and prevention of TLS are also invited to participate.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Describe risk factors and appropriate stratification of pediatric and adult patients who could potentially develop tumor lysis syndrome (TLS)
  • Compare and contrast optimal TLS preventive and treatment strategies for low- and high-risk patients with cancer
  • Apply clinical evidence and expert guidance in TLS prophylaxis and treatment

Mitchell S. Cairo, MD
Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Director, Children and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center
Medical and Scientific Director, WMC Cellular and Tissue Engineering Laboratory
Medical Director, Westchester Medical Center Hematotherapy Program
Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology & Anatomy
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
Westchester Medical Center
New York Medical College
New York, NY

Disclosure: Dr. Cairo has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC 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 or nurse 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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