Mark A. Socinski, MDExecutive Medical Director Member, Thoracic Oncology Program Florida Hospital Cancer Institute Orlando, FL
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Medium
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Oncologists have new options when treating advanced NSCLC. The use of molecular profiling to define subgroups of patients most likely to experience clinical benefit from novel targeted therapies has been endorsed by both ASCO and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).This activity will examine the role of molecular biomarkers in patients with advanced NSCLC.
. Target Audience
This educational activity is designed to meet the needs of oncologists, pulmonologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with NSCLC.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
Review recently validated therapeutic targets in subsets of patients with metastatic NSCLC.
Apply available genomic screening and emerging testing methodologies to identify subsets of patients likely to benefit from novel therapies.
Mark A. Socinski, MD, discloses the following conflicts of interest.
Grant support: Genentech, Pfizer, Lily, Celgene
Speakers bureau: Genentech, Celgene, BMS, Boehringer Ingleheim
Rick E. Ricer, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of Cincinnati, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP, FACEHP, University of Cincinnati, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Deborah Cole, BS, Program Coordinator, University of Cincinnati, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Kathleen Hines, Vice President, Editorial Services, MCM Education, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH, Vice President, Medical Affairs, MCM Education, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
The University of Cincinnati requires all faculty to disclose any planned discussion of an investigational and/or off-label use of a pharmaceutical product or device within their presentation. Participants should note that the use of products outside FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for approved indications.
In this educational activity, the faculty reports that their presentation will not contain reference to investigational and/or off-label uses.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Credit Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and MCM Education. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity was developed through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and MCM Education.
Release date: March31, 2017
Last review date: March 31, 2017
Expiration date: March 31, 2018
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For any technical issues or issues with your CME Certificate, please contact email@example.com. Commercial Support Statements
This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis Oncology.
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