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Sequencing and Transitions for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: Leveraging the Latest Tools and Managing Complications

Sequencing and Transitions for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: Leveraging the Latest Tools and Managing Complications

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

January 30, 2017

Expires

January 30, 2018
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Accredited Provider

This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.
In collaboration with the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA).

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

Program Description

This interactive webinar was designed to provide expert guidance to clinicians who treat patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) regarding the mechanisms of action (MOAs) for currently available agents, optimal selection and sequencing of therapies with different MOAs, and management of adverse events associated with treatments for advanced RCC. The activity includes an MOA video that visually depicts how the therapeutic agents work, audio clips from a patient advocate to relay the patient experience, and interactive polling questions interspersed throughout the activity to engage learners and facilitate application of the clinical concepts presented. Peer responses to the embedded interactive questions are available in real time, enabling learners to reflect on their choices and compare them to those of their colleagues.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Mechanisms of Action of Current and Emerging Therapies: Why Targeting Different Pathways Is Necessary for the Treatment of RCC
Chapter 3: Selecting, Sequencing, and Transitioning among TKIs, mTOR Inhibitors, and Immunotherapies for Advanced RCC
Chapter 4: Evaluating and Managing Adverse Events for Agents with Different Mechanisms of Action
Chapter 5: Tying It All Together: Impact on Urology and Oncology Practices
Chapter 6: Q & A

Intended Audience

This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of medical oncologists, urologic oncologists, and urologists. It may also be of benefit to nurses, PAs, and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team who provide care for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

Educational Objectives

Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Explain the mechanisms of action underlying the different classes of agents available for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma
  • Select optimal treatments for first-line, second-line, and third-line therapy for a patient with advanced renal cell carcinoma
  • Outline management strategies for adverse events associated with treatments for advanced renal cell carcinoma

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, faculty and contributors are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with the area of medicine featured in the activity. These relationships are described below.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC has implemented a system to resolve conflicts of interest for each CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the interest of the public. Conflicts, if any, are resolved through one or more processes. All CME content in this activity was independently reviewed to ensure that it is free of commercial bias, scientifically rigorous, aligned with the public interest, and compliant with all regulatory guidance and the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education.

Faculty

Faculty
Mayer N. Fishman, MD, PhD

Senior Member
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Dr. Fishman discloses the following:
Grant/Research Support: Acceleron Pharma, Inc; Altor BioScience Corporation; Argos Therapeutics, Inc; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Eisai Co., Ltd; Exelixis, Inc; Genentech, Inc; Merck & Co., Inc; Pfizer Inc; Prometheus Laboratories Inc; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc
Speakers Bureau: Exelixis, Inc; Pfizer Inc

Margaret “Peggy” Zuckerman, MS
Patient Advocate
Society for Participatory Medicine
Kure It
Action to Cure Kidney Cancer
Long Beach, CA

Ms. Zuckerman has no financial relationships to disclose.

Steering Committee
Sumanta Kumar Pal, MD (Chair)

Assistant Professor, Co-Director
Kidney Cancer Program
City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Dr. Pal discloses the following:
Retained Consultant: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Exelixis, Inc; Genentech, Inc; Novartis; Pfizer Inc
Speakers Bureau: Genentech, Inc

Mayer N. Fishman, MD, PhD
Senior Member
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Brian I. Rini, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland, OH

Dr. Rini discloses the following:
Retained Consultant: AstraZeneca; Pfizer Inc

Margaret “Peggy” Zuckerman, MS
Patient Advocate
Society for Participatory Medicine
Kure It
Action to Cure Kidney Cancer
Long Beach, CA

Accredited Provider Disclosure

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC staff members have no financial relationships to disclose.

Independent peer reviewer has no financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM   from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1.00 Category 1 credit for completing this activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.

Disclaimer

This CME activity represents the views and opinions of the individual faculty, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. Reasonable efforts have been taken to present educational subject matter in a balanced, unbiased fashion, and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each activity participant must always use his or her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.

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Instructions

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  • Follow the "Start Activity" button to go to the Paradigm Medical Communications website, where you will complete the pretest.
  • View the online activity in its entirety.
  • Complete and submit the online post-test and evaluation. You must answer 70% of the post-test questions correctly to earn credit. You will have unlimited opportunities to successfully complete the post-test.
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The materials provided for this activity are for informational purposes only, and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of a health problem without consulting a licensed medical professional. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the faculty, and do not necessarily represent those of Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. References to any entity, product, service, or source of information on this website should not be considered an endorsement, either direct or implied, by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC accepts no liability for the content referenced in this activity.

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This certified CE activity is designed using HTML5 video and audio.

For Desktops (Windows/Mac)
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For Tablets (iPad/Android/Surface)
iOS Safari 4 or higher, Android 2.3 or higher, IE Mobile 10 or higher

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