Enhance your understanding of the use of PARP inhibitors in ovarian cancer with downloadable slides from our satellite symposium. A variety of topics will be discussed, including DNA repair and PARP inhibition, use of PARP inhibitors in various settings, future directions, and practical considerations for PARP inhibitor therapy in the clinic.
Nov 8, 2017
Nov 8, 2018
- Thomas Helleday, PhD, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Everything a clinician needs to know about DNA repair and PARP inhibition
Bradley J. Monk, MD, FACS, FACOG,
Arizona Oncology (US Oncology Network)
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Creighton University School of Medicine at St Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
A new string to the bow in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer
- Rebecca Kristeleit, MD, PhD, UCL Cancer Institute, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Clinical application of PARP inhibitors: Proactive management of adverse events
- Nicoletta Colombo, MD, PhD, University of Milan–Bicocca, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
This live educational activity is designed for oncologists, gynecologists, and other healthcare professionals interested and/or involved in the use of PARP inhibitors for the treatment of patients with ovarian cancer.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe current and emerging biomarkers that assess genomic instability and evaluate defects in DNA repair
- Evaluate emerging clinical data and ongoing trials involving PARP inhibition for patients with BRCA 1/2 mutant and wildtype ovarian cancer
- Assess the adverse events associated with PARP inhibition for ovarian cancer and how best to ensure long-term adherence to PARP inhibitors
This educational activity is supported by a grant from Clovis Oncology, Inc.
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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 Colombo has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Advaxis, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Clovis, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Pfizer Inc, PharmaMar, Roche, and Tesaro. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.
Dr Helleday is chairman of the Helleday Foundation that is sponsoring clinical trials with DNA repair inhibitors, and he holds intellectual property rights He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.
Dr Kristeleit has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.
Dr Monk has disclosed that he has performed contracted research for Amgen, Array, Genentech, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, Morphotek, and Tesaro. He has also received consulting fees from Advaxis, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Clovis, Gradalis, Insys, Mateon, Merck, Pfizer, PPD, Roche/Genentech, and Tesaro. He has also received fees for non-CME services received directly from commercial interest or their agents from AstraZeneca, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Myriad, and Roche. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.
The employees of prIME Oncology have disclosed:
- Robert Coleman, MD, FRCP, FRCPE (medical director content reviewer/planner) – contracted research for Amgen and Bayer
- Amy Furedy, RN, OCN (scientific content reviewer/planner) – no relevant financial relationships
- Christi Gray (editorial content reviewer) – no relevant financial relationships
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