This activity features presentations and downloadable slides highlighting the most recent data on the use of checkpoint inhibitors in patients with NSCLC.
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Jun 14, 2019
Jun 14, 2020
Abstract #LBA9015: Five-year long-term survival for patients with advanced NSCLC treated with pembrolizumab: results from KEYNOTE-001
Featured Expert: Edward Garon, MD
Abstract #9012: IMpower150: analysis of efficacy in patients with liver metastases
Featured Expert: Howard (Jack) West, MD
Edward Garon, MDUCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States
Howard (Jack) West, MDCity of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, California, United States
This activity is designed for clinicians who are lung cancer specialists.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will:
- Have increased knowledge regarding the key data on the use of checkpoint inhibitors in NSCLC from the conference
- Have greater competence related to applying key data from the conference to clinical practice, as appropriate for patients with NSCLC
This educational activity is supported by grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; and Merck and Co, Inc.
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 0.5 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: 0.5 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 Garon has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Dracen and EMD Serono. He has performed contracted research for AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dynavax, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Iovance, Merck, Mirati, Neon, and Novartis. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.
Dr West has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Ariad/Takeda, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Genentech/Roche, LOXO, Merck, PharmaMar, and Spectrum. He has received fees for non-CME/CE services from Ariad/Takeda, AstraZeneca, and Merck. 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.
The employees of prIME Oncology have disclosed
- Elaine Hamarstrom, PhD (scientific content manager) – no relevant financial relationships
- Trudy Stoddert, ELS (editorial content reviewer) – worked on non–CME certified projects in the last 12 months supported by Array; AstraZeneca; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd; Ipsen; Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; Pfizer; Servier; and Shire
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.