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CME / ABIM MOC

Clinical Updates in Evolving Treatment Strategies for Sarcoma

  • Authors:

    Vivek Subbiah, MD; Jean-Yves Blay, MD; Roman Groisberg, MD

  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/31/2019
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 10/31/2020
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists.

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians' knowledge about emerging approaches for the treatment of sarcoma.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Biological and clinical rationale for emerging and new treatment strategies for sarcoma 
    • Clinical evidence for emerging and new treatment strategies for sarcoma
    • Potential role of emerging multi-targeted and oncogenic driver therapies in the treatment paradigm for sarcoma


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Faculty

  • Vivek Subbiah, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine
    Executive Director, Medical Oncology Research
    MD Anderson Cancer Network® Center
    Medical Director, Clinical Center for Targeted Therapy
    Associate Professor, Division of Pediatrics
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer
    Houston, Texas, United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Vivek Subbiah, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Helsinn Therapeutics, Inc
    Received grants for clinical research from: Abbvie; Agensys; Alfa-sigma; Amgen; Bayer AG; Berghealth; Boston Biomedical; Blueprint medicines; Celgene; D3; Exelixis; Fujifilm; GlaxoSmithKline; Helsi; Incyte; Inhbrx; Idera Pharma; Loxo oncology; Multivir; Nanocarrier; Northwest Biotherapeutics; Novartis, Vegenics, Pfizer; Pharmamar; Takeda and Roche/ Genentech

  • Jean-Yves Blay, MD

    Directeur Général-General director
    Centre Léon Bérard
    Lyon, France

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jean-Yves Blay, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Bayer AG; Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company; Deciphera; Novartis; PharmaMar; Roche
    Received grants for clinical research from: Bayer AG; Deciphera; GlaxoSmithKline; Novartis; PharmaMar; Roche 

  • Roman Groisberg, MD

    Assistant Professor –Medical Oncology
    Department of Melanoma and Sarcoma
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
    New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Roman Groisberg, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Editor

  • Melinda Tanzola, PhD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Melinda Tanzola, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Robert Morris, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Robert Morris, PharmD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: ViiV Healthcare
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: GlaxoSmithKline

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Clinical Updates in Evolving Treatment Strategies for Sarcoma

Authors: Vivek Subbiah, MD; Jean-Yves Blay, MD; Roman Groisberg, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/31/2019

Valid for credit through: 10/31/2020

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Contents of This CME Activity

 All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Challenges in Treating Sarcoma

In this era of rapid progress, what are the current challenges in the treatment of sarcoma?
Vivek Subbiah, MD

Multitargeted TKIs/VEGF Inhibitors

Hear the latest on recent trials of multitargeted TKIs in the treatment of sarcoma.
Jean-Yvey Blay, MD

TRK Inhibitors

Dr Groisberg provides an update on TRK inhibitors for the treatment of patients with NTRK fusion-positive cancers.
Roman Groisberg, MD

Other Emerging Paradigms

Dr Groisberg discusses cellular therapy, new targeted agents, and other novel approaches to the treatment of sarcoma.
Roman Groisberg, MD

Clinical Implications and Ongoing Trials

Two renowned sarcoma experts discuss what recent clinical trials in sarcoma tell us.
Vivek Subbiah, MD and Jean-Yves Blay, MD
 

Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians' knowledge about emerging approaches for the treatment of sarcoma.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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