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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

  • Authors: Elias J. Jabbour, MD; Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD; Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS; John Mascarenhas, MD; Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/8/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/8/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 1.00 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 1.00 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (1 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 1.00 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.100 CEUs)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematologist/oncologists, nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and pharmacists involved in the care of patients with hematologic disorders, including leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), benign hematologic diseases, and other related conditions.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to personalize treatment for patients with MDS and MPNs by integrating clinical trial data and evidence-based recommendations on novel therapies.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Recent clinical trial data on treatment strategies for MDS and MPNs
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting evidence-based treatment for patients with MDS and MPNs
    • Managing adverse events associated with current therapies for patients with MDS and MPNs
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Personalize treatment for patients with MDS and MPNs


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Faculty

  • Elias J. Jabbour, MD

    Professor
    Department of Leukemia
    Division of Cancer Medicine
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

    Disclosures

    Elias J. Jabbour, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Amgen; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Genentech; Novartis; Pfizer; Takeda
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; Amgen; Pfizer; Takeda

  • Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Chief, Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    Department of Leukemia
    Division of Cancer Medicine
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

    Disclosures

    Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; APR; Astex; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Curis; Genentech; Gilead; Novartis

  • Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS

    Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Hematology)
    Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital
    Yale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, Connecticut

    Disclosures

    Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Acceleron; Agios; Amgen; Aprea; Astellas; BeyondSpring; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Cardiff; Cardinal; Celgene; Daiichi Sankyo; Epizyme; Geron; Gilead; Incyte; Ionis; Janssen; Jazz; Kura; Novartis; Otsuka; Pfizer; SeaGen, Inc.; Syndax; Taiho; Takeda; Trovagene; Tyme
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; ADC Therapeutics; Amgen; Aprea; Astex; AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Cardiff; Celgene; Incyte; Medimmune; Novartis; Otsuka; Pfizer; Takeda; Trovagene
    Other: Travel support from: Cardiff; Novartis; Pfizer
    Clinical trial committees for: AbbVie; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celgene; Geron; Gilead; Kura; Novartis

  • John Mascarenhas, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Tisch Cancer Institute
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York

    Disclosures

    John Mascarenhas, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celgene; Constellation; CTI BioPharma; Galecto; Geron; Imago; Incyte; Kartos; Karyopharm; Novartis; PharmaEssentia; Roche 
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celgene; CTI BioPharma; Geron; Incyte; Merck; Novartis; PharmaEssentia; Roche

  • Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Clinical Research Center for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
    Department of Leukemia
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

    Disclosures

    Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celgene; Constellation; Incyte; Novartis; Sierra 
    Received grants for clinical research from: AstraZeneca; Blueprint; Celgene; CTI BioPharma; Genentech; Gilead; Incyte; Italfarmaco; Novartis; NS Pharma; PharmaEssentia; Promedior; Protagonist; Roche; Sierra 

Editor

  • Heather P. Friedman, MPH

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Heather P. Friedman, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Yaisanet Oyola, MD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Yaisanet Oyola, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Nurse Planner

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Peer Reviewer

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


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    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 1.0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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    For Pharmacists

  • Medscape designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) ( 0.100 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: JA0007105-0000-22-357-H01-P).

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Authors: Elias J. Jabbour, MD; Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD; Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS; John Mascarenhas, MD; Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/8/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/8/2023

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Advances in Newly Diagnosed Higher-Risk MDS

What's the latest news in novel agents and targeted therapies for frontline HR-MDS?
Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD

Advances in MDS Management Following HMA Failure

Are venetoclax combinations, targeted therapies, and emerging agents changing the landscape for HMA-failure HR-MDS?
Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS

Optimizing the Use of JAK Inhibitors in the Management of Myelofibrosis

Which factors determine treatment selection of a JAK inhibitor for patients with myelofibrosis?
John Mascarenhas, MD

Novel Agents in Polycythemia Vera and Essential Thrombocythemia

How are recent approvals and emerging agents improving the outlook for PV and ET?
Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD
 

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