Dr Eric Roeland summarizes expert discussion from a symposium held at the MASCC 2019 annual meeting in San Francisco, providing answers to the toughest questions surrounding treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. The full symposium audio and slides are also provided, featuring expert commentary and case-based panel discussions.
0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Aug 8, 2019
Aug 8, 2020
- Picking the right strategy: guidelines vs personalized management
- Tackling clinical conundrums in CINV: panel case discussions
Eric J. Roeland, MDMassachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
This educational activity is designed to meet the needs of oncologists, hematologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with CINV.
After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Evaluate current antiemetic therapies for the prevention and management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)
- Select optimal antiemetic therapy based on current guidelines and treatment- and patient-related risk factors
- Identify best practices for management of challenging issues such as delayed CINV, anticipatory nausea and vomiting, and breakthrough CINV
This educational activity is supported by a grant from Helsinn.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and prIME Oncology. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and prIME Oncology.
Method of Participation
Estimated time to complete activity: 0.75 hour(s)
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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and prIME Oncology require instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interest related to the content of this activity:
Dr Aapro has disclosed that he has received consulting fees and fees for non-CME/CE services received directly from a commercial interest or their agents from G1 Therapeutics, Helsinn, Lilly, Mundipharma, Novartis, Pfizer, and Taiho. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.
Dr Clark-Snow has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Helsinn and Merck. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.
Dr Fernandez-Ortega has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from VIFOR Consulting. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.
Dr Roeland has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from American Imagining Management, Asahi, BASF, Immuneering, and NAPO Pharmaceuticals. He also disclosed participation in advisory boards for Heron and Vector Oncology. He also disclosed participation on data safety monitoring boards for Cellceutix, Galera Therapeutics, and Orgenics. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine planners and managers have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Disclosure Regarding Unlabeled Use
This activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration or European Medicines Agency. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product discussed for discussions of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.