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Case in Point: An Expert's Approach to Caring for Patients With Glioblastoma

  • Authors: David Reardon, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/22/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 2/22/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

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    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, including radiation oncologists, neurologists, surgeons, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with glioblastoma (GBM).

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to care for patients with GBM.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Available treatment options for first-line management of GBM
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Personalizing care for patients with GBM
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Communicate treatment considerations with patients receiving therapy for GBM


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  • David Reardon, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Clinical Director
    Center for Neuro-Oncology
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, Massachusetts


    David Reardon, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie Inc.; Advantagene; Agenus; Agios Pharmaceuticals; Amgen, Inc.; AnHeart Therapeutics; Avita Biomedical, Inc.; Bayer HealthCare; Boston Biomedical Associates; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; Dainippon Sumitono Pharma America; Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Del Mar Pharma; DNAtrix; Ellipses Pharma; EMD Serono, Inc.; F. Hoffman-LaRoche, Ltd; Genenta; Genentech/Roche; Imvax; Inovio; Janssen Research & Development, LLC; Johnson & Johnson; Kintara; Kiyatec; Medicenna Biopharma, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Merck KGaA; Monteris; Neuvogen; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Novocure; Oncorus; OXiGENE, Inc.; Pyramid; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Stemline; Taiho Oncology, Inc.; Vivacitas Oncology, Inc., Y-mabs Therapeutics
    Research funding from: Acerta Pharma; Agenus; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; EMD Serono, Inc.; Enterome; Epitopoietic Research Corporation; Incyte Corporation; Inovio; Insightec; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Omniox; Tragara


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    Medical Writer, Medscape, LLC 


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  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Case in Point: An Expert's Approach to Caring for Patients With Glioblastoma

Authors: David Reardon, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/22/2023

Valid for credit through: 2/22/2024, 11:59 PM EST


Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to care for patients with GBM.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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