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CME / ABIM MOC

Case Studies: The Role of BTK Inhibitors in CLL and MCL

  • Authors: Jennifer Brown, MD, PhD; Constantine Tam, MB, BS (hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPA
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/12/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 11/12/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematology/oncology specialists.

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians' knowledge about Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitors used for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and their skills in managing treatment-related side effects.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Approved indications for available BTK inhibitors
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Managing the side effects of BTK inhibitors
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Identify side effects of BTK inhibitors


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD

    Director of the CLL Center
    Division of Hematologic Malignancies
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbvie; Acerta; AstraZeneca; Beigene; Catapult; Eli Lilly; MEI Pharma; Novartis; Octapharma; Pfizer; Rigel
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Gilead; Loxo; Sun; Verastem
    Other: DSMB: Invectys

  • Constantine Tam, MB, BS (Hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPA

    Professor of Haematology
    University of Melbourne
    Consultant Haematologist
    Lead for CLL and Low Grade Lymphoma Service
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Center
    Royal Melbourne Hospital
    Melbourne, Australia

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Constantine Tam, MB, BS (Hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPA, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; Janssen
    Other: Honoraria from AbbVie; Beigene; Janssen

Editor

  • Mindy Tanzola, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Mindy 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

Case Studies: The Role of BTK Inhibitors in CLL and MCL

Authors: Jennifer Brown, MD, PhD; Constantine Tam, MB, BS (hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPAFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/12/2020

Valid for credit through: 11/12/2021

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