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PER Pulse™ Recaps highlight key elements of the Year in Review™: Reflecting on Recent Evidence with an Eye to the Future of Lung Cancer Management Online CME Activity.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Year in Review™: Reflecting on Recent Evidence with an Eye to the Future of Lung Cancer Management

Release Date: February 28, 2017
Expiration Date: February 28, 2018
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

This online activity features an expert panel discussion of noteworthy lung cancer data reported in 2016. These findings encompass the rapidly developing fields of targeted agents, liquid biopsies, and immunotherapy. The experts in this program also discuss how they have incorporated recent findings in the clinic.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

CME Activity Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Module 1: EGFR/ALK and Liquid Biopsies
  • Module 2: Other Oncogenic Drivers / Targeted Agents in Small-cell Lung Cancer
  • Module 3: Immunotherapy

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Target Audience

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

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

  1. State the design of clinical trials that have utilized prognostic and predictive markers in the treatment of patients with advanced forms of lung cancer
  2. Discuss key findings from recent clinical trials conducted in the setting of advanced NSCLC
  3. Explain recent efficacy and safety results in the context of evolving treatment paradigms in the field and applicability to clinical practices
  4. Describe planned/ongoing clinical trials intended to address remaining unanswered clinical questions in the field of advanced NSCLC management

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures


Benjamin P. Levy, MD
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Clinical Director, Medical Oncology
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Hospital
Washington, DC
Disclosure: Consultant: AstraZeneca, Celgene, BMS, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Merck and Pfizer


Alexander Drilon, MD
Clinical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Clinic
Assistant Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Disclosure: Honoraria: Ariad, AzstraZeneca, Loxo Oncology, Inc., Igynta, and Blueprint Medicines

Sarah B. Goldberg, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

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