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Personalizing Cancer Care in Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

  • Authors: Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH; Steven P. Ludlow, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS; Frank dela Rama, RN, MSN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCNS
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/25/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 1/25/2023
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, urologists, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge and confidence of oncologists, urologists, and other members of the healthcare team in creating more patient-centered treatment plans for nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) and actively engaging patients and caregivers in care-planning discussions to balance clinical outcomes with maintenance of quality of life.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Benefit of shared decision-making (SDM) in optimizing outcomes for patients with nmCRPC
    • Potential adverse effects of oral anti-androgen agents used in the management of nmCRPC
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Improving adherence to life-prolonging oral anti-androgen therapies
  • Demonstrate greater confidence related to
    • Interprofessional team collaboration when using SDM to empower patients with nmCRPC and their caregivers to be engaged in care decisions


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  • Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH

    Medical Oncologist
    Medical Director, Survivorship Program
    Harvard Medical School
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, Massachusetts


    Disclosure: Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Advisor or consultant for: AAA; Astellas; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Blue Earth; Clovis; Dendreon; Janssen; Lantheus; Merck; Myovant; Myriad; Novartis; Pfizer; Sanofi; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.
    Grants for clinical research from: Astellas; Bayer; Dendreon; Sanofi; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.


  • Steven P. Ludlow, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

    Medical Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
    Tampa, Florida


    Disclosure: Steven P. Ludlow, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Frank dela Rama, RN, MSN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCNS

    Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Sutter Medical Network
    Palo Alto, California


    Disclosure: Frank dela Rama, RN, MSN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCNS, has no relevant financial relationships.


  • Davecia Ragoonath-Cameron, MS

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 


    Disclosure: Davecia R. Cameron, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

  • Christin Melton, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC 


    Disclosure: Christin Melton, ELS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

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Personalizing Cancer Care in Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Authors: Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH; Steven P. Ludlow, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS; Frank dela Rama, RN, MSN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCNSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/25/2022

Valid for credit through: 1/25/2023


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