Release Date: February 20, 2015 | Expiration Date: February 20, 2016
Media: Print with online posttest, evaluation, and request for credit
This CME activity features data from 4 presentations at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, chosen for their impact oncurrent clinical practice or because they lay the groundwork for further investigations. Topics include the treatment of premenopausal breast cancer, early evaluation of immunotherapy in the treatment of triple negative breast cancer, outcomes from the ICE trial concerning the treatment of elderly patients with early-stage breast cancer, and the first presentation of a checkpoint inhibitor in breast cancer.
Instructions For This Activity & Receiving Credit
This activity is directed toward medical oncologists who treat patients with breast cancer. Fellows, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers are also invited to participate.
Learning ObjectivesAfter participating in this CME activity, learners should be better prepared to:
- Review recent data on the treatment of breast cancer presented at national society meetings
- Evaluate emerging breast cancer clinical data regarding new agents and evolving strategies
Disclosure:No relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Debu Tripathy, MD
Professor of Medicine and Chair
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Disclosure: Grant/Research Support: Genentech/ Roche, Pfizer, Puma, Inc. (clinical trial support contracted to University of Southern California); Consultant: Eisai, Novartis
Myron Czuczman, MD
Professor of Oncology
Chief, Lymphoma/Myeloma Service
Department of Medicine
Head, Lymphoma Translational Research Laboratory
Department of Immunology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Disclosure: Other Support: Advisory Board: Algeta, Celgene Corporation, Teva, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Mundipharma.
The staff of PER® (Ann C. Lichti, CCMEP, Megan O’Connell, Allison Muller, PharmD, Michael Perlmutter, PharmD, and Beth Cameron, PhD) as well as the editorial staff of The American Journal of Hematology/ Oncology® (Devera Pine) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Staff/Planner Disclosures and Conflict of Interest Resolution
In accordance with ACCME’s Standards for Commercial SupportSM, PER® resolved all conflicts of interest (COI) prior to the release of this CME activity using a multistep process.
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Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 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 funded by Physicians’ Education Resource®.
Off-Label Disclosure and DisclaimerThis 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 education purposes only, and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition.
DisclaimerThe opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER®.
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