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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Perspectives in Lung Cancer 2021: Management of SCLC

  • Authors: Kristin Higgins, MD; Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD; Ticiana Leal, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/22/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 9/22/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, radiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, critical care specialists, internal medicine specialists, emergency medicine physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists involved in the care of patients with or at risk for lung cancers, including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), small cell lung cancer (SCLC), or malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM).

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians’ understanding of the therapeutic management of patients with SCLC. 

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical trial data evaluating regimens used to treat patients with SCLC
    • Role of radiation therapy in the management of patients with SCLC
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Tailoring therapy across first-line and second-line settings for patients with SCLC
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Understand the clinical implications of the available evidence for therapies in the treatment paradigm of SCLC


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Faculty

  • Kristin Higgins, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Winship Cancer Institute
    Atlanta, Georgia

    The opinions expressed are those of Dr Higgins and do not necessarily reflect the views of Emory University or Emory Healthcare. Dr Higgins’s participation in this activity does not constitute or imply endorsement by Emory University or Emory Healthcare.

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kristin Higgins, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AstraZeneca
    Received grants for clinical research from: Reflexion Medical

  • Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD

    Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
    Associate Director for Translational Research and Co-Leader Cancer Therapeutics Program
    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AstraZeneca; Bristol Myers Squibb; EMD Serono; Ipsen; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Merck; Roche; Takeda
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Cambium Oncology

  • Ticiana Leal, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Thoracic Oncology Program Leader
    Division of Hematology/Oncology
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
    Madison, Wisconsin

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ticiana Leal, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AstraZeneca; Bayer; Genentech; Janssen; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Blueprint; Boehringer Ingelheim; EMD Serono; Genentech; Lilly; Mirati

Editor

  • Megan Cannon, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Megan Cannon, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Perspectives in Lung Cancer 2021: Management of SCLC

Authors: Kristin Higgins, MD; Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD; Ticiana Leal, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/22/2021

Valid for credit through: 9/22/2022

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Clinical Case Approach for First-Line Management of SCLC

In this video, Dr Leal discusses the optimal clinical and therapeutic approach for 1L management of SCLC.
Ticiana A. Leal, MD

Clinical Case Approach for Second-Line Management of SCLC

In this video, Dr Owonikoko discusses the optimal clinical and therapeutic approach for 2L management of SCLC.
Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD

The Evolving Role of Radiation Oncology in SCLC

Watch this video to learn about the latest advances in radiation oncology for SCLC.
Kristin Higgins, MD
 

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