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CPD

Systemic Mastocytosis (SM): Diagnostic Challenges and Treatment Optimization for Advanced SM

  • Authors: Juliana Schwaab, MD; Karl Sotlar, MD; Deepti H. Radia, MD
  • CPD Released: 4/22/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 4/22/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

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    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US oncology team members, including hematologists/oncologists, pathologists, and other oncology clinicians practicing across Europe.

The goal of this activity is for the learner to increase their knowledge of the diagnosis and management of advanced systemic mastocytosis (SM).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Challenges in diagnosis of patients with advanced SM
    • Accurate diagnosis using biochemical and molecular disease characterization
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Select appropriate therapy for a patient with advanced SM based upon disease characterization and risk stratification


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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Juliana Schwaab, MD

    Internal Medicine Specialist
    Department of Hematology and Oncology
    University Hospital Mannheim
    Heidelberg University
    Mannheim, Germany

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships

  • Karl Sotlar, MD

    Professor
    Institute of Pathology
    University Hospital Salzburg
    Paracelsus Medical University
    Salzburg, Austria

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships

  • Deepti H. Radia, MD

    Consultant Hematologist
    Department of Clinical Haematology
    Guy’s & St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
    London, UK

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: Blueprint; Cogent; Novartis
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Blueprint; Cogent; Novartis
    Research funding from: Blueprint

Editor

  • Keisha Peters, MSc

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

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    Disclosure: Keisha Peters, MSc, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

Systemic Mastocytosis (SM): Diagnostic Challenges and Treatment Optimization for Advanced SM

Authors: Juliana Schwaab, MD; Karl Sotlar, MD; Deepti H. Radia, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 4/22/2022

Valid for credit through: 4/22/2023

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