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

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is funded by PER®.

Changing Landscape in MDS

Release Date: August 6, 2020
Expiration Date: August 6, 2021

Activity Overview

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 activity is for accredited 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 of the companies that provided commercial support for this activity.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is funded by PER®.

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.


Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe how current classification and risk-stratification of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) guides clinical decisions.
  • Assess the role of individual patient characteristics on prognosis, including response to treatment, clinical outcomes, and progression to acute myeloid leukemia.
  • Evaluate how investigational and emerging therapeutic strategies for MDS could be integrated in therapeutic regimens.

This activity was written by PER® editorial staff under faculty guidance and review. The Q&A portion of the activity was transcribed from a recorded interview with the faculty and edited by faculty and PER® editorial staff for clarity.

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.

Faculty

Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD
Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD
McCredie Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of MDS
Vice Chair, Dept. of Leukemia
University of TexasMD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: BMS, Novartis, Taiho

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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