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Treatment Intensification With Nonhormonal Strategies

  • Authors: Neal Shore, MD, FACS
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/15/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/15/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, urologists, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with prostate cancer.

The goal of this activity is for the learner to be able to understand the nuances and strategies of treatment intensification in HSPC through discussions of the foundational concepts, intensification strategies in the clinic, barriers to care, and other practical integration aspects of treatment intensification for HSPC.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Optimal candidate for treatment with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) and chemotherapy in the setting of HSPC
    • Alternative combination strategies being studied for treatment intensification in HSPC
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Use treatment intensification strategies to improve outcomes for patients with HSPC


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  • Neal Shore, MD, FACS

    Medical Director
    Carolina Urologic Research Center 
    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


    Neal Shore, MD, FACS, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Amgen; Astellas; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Boston Scientific; Bristol Myers Squibb; Clarity; Clovis Oncology; CG Oncology, Inc; Dendreon; Exact Imaging; Exact Sciences; FerGene; Foundation Medicine; GenesisCare; Invitae; Janssen; Lantheus; Lilly; mdxhealth; Merck; Myovant; Myriad; Nymox; Pacific Edge; Pfizer; Phosphorus; Photocure; PreView; Propella; Sanofi Genzyme; Sema4; Sesen Bio; Specialty Networks; Telix; Tempus; Tolmar; UroGen; Vaxiion
    Speaker or a member of a speaker’s bureau for Ferring 
    Research funding from: Advantagene; Aragon Pharm; Astellas; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Bristol Myers Squibb; Cold Genesys; Dendreon; DisperSol Technology; Endocyte; FKD Therapies; Eric Pharmaceuticals; Exact Imaging; Exelixis, Inc.; Forma Therapeutics; Genentech; Guardant Health; Janssen Research; Jiangsu Yahong Meditech; Medivation; Merck Sharp; Myovant; Novartis; OncoCellMDx; Pacific Edge; Palette Life Sciences; Pfizer; Plexxikon Inc.; POINT Biopharma; Propella Therapeutics; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.; Steba Biotech; The MT Group; Theralase; UroGen; Urotronic; US Biotest; Vaxiion Therapeutics; Very; Zenflow


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    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC


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  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Treatment Intensification With Nonhormonal Strategies

Authors: Neal Shore, MD, FACSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/15/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/15/2023, 11:59 PM EST


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