NCCN Guidelines® Insights - Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors, Version 2.2018

The NCCN Guidelines for Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors provide recommendations for the management of adult patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), adrenal gland tumors, pheochromocytomas, and paragangliomas. Management of NETs relies heavily on the site of the primary NET. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the management options and the 2018 updates to the guidelines for locoregional advanced disease, and/or distant metastasis originating from gastrointestinal tract, bronchopulmonary, and thymus primary NETs.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists involved in the management of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate into professional practice the updates to the NCCN Guidelines for Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors
  • Describe the rationale behind the decision-making process for developing the NCCN Guidelines for Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca, Celldex Therapeutics, Celgene Corporation, Genentech, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and Seattle Genetics, Inc. This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Merck & Co., Inc. and NOVOCURE.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
06/10/2018
Course expires: 
06/10/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
All faculty and activity planners participating in NCCN continuing education activities are expected to disclose any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME’s, ANCC’s, and ACPE’s Standards for Commercial Support. All faculty presentations have been reviewed for adherence to the ACCME’s Criterion 7: The provider develops activities/educational interventions independent of commercial interests (SCS 1, 2, and 6) by experts on the topics. Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made prior to the activity.

The NCCN staff listed below discloses no relevant financial relationships:
Kerrin M. Rosenthal, MA; Kimberly Callan, MS; Genevieve Emberger Hartzman, MA; Erin Hesler; Kristina M. Gregory, RN, MSN, OCN; Rashmi Kumar, PhD; Karen Kanefield; and Kathy Smith.

INDIVIDUALS WHO PROVIDED CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND/OR AUTHORSHIP ASSISTANCE:
Manisha H. Shah, MD, Panel Chair, has disclosed that she has received grant/research support from Eisai Inc., Loxo Oncology, Inc., and Merck & Co., Inc., and that she has served on the advisory board of Loxo Oncology, Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Whitney S. Goldner, MD, Panel Vice Chair, has disclosed that she has received other financial benefit from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Eisai Inc., and
Roche Laboratories, Inc.
Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, MD, Panel Member, has disclosed that he has received grant/research support from Agios, Inc., Ipsen, and ArQule, Inc.
Emily Bergsland, MD, Panel Member, has disclosed that she has received grant/research support from and has served as a consultant for Merck & Co., Inc., Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc./Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and MOREHealth. She has also served on the board for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Ipsen.
Jordan D. Berlin, MD, Panel Member, has disclosed that he has received grant/research support from EMD Serono, Inc.; Symphogen Inc.; Incyte Corporation; BeiGene, Ltd.; Roche Laboratories, Inc.; Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.; and Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. He has also served on the advisory board for ARMO BioSciences, Inc.; Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.; EMD Serono, Inc.; Erytech Pharma; Symphogen Inc.; Celgene Corporation; AbbVie Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; and Gritstone Oncology.
Daniel Halperin, MD, Panel Member, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees/honoraria from AbbVie, Inc., Ipsen, Lexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and that he has received grant/research support from Genentech, Inc., Ipsen, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and Tarveda Therapeutics.
Jennifer Chan, MD, Panel Member, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees/honoraria from Advanced Accelerator Applications USA, Inc., Ipsen, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and that she has equity interest/stock options in Merck & Co., Inc.
Jennifer L. Burns, Guidelines Coordinator, NCCN, has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships.
Ndiya Ogba, PhD, Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer, NCCN, has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships.
Griselda Zuccarino-Catania, PhD, Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer, NCCN, has disclosed that her spouse is employed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The ACCME/ANCC/ACPE defines “conflict of interest” as when an individual has an opportunity to affect CE content about products or services of a commercial interest with which he/she has a financial relationship.

ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC focuses on financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content of the CE activity. ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC have not set a minimal dollar amount for relationships to be significant. Inherent in any amount is the incentive to maintain or increase the value of the relationship. The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC defines “’relevant’ financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.

All faculty for this continuing education activity are competent in the subject matter and qualified by experience, training, and/or preparation to the tasks and methods of delivery.

Physicians
National Comprehensive Cancer Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NCCN designates this journal-based CE activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
National Comprehensive Cancer Network is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour.

Pharmacists

National Comprehensive Cancer Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

NCCN designates this knowledge-based continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit. UAN: 0836-0000-18-006-H01-P

All clinicians completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/10/2018
Course expires: 
06/10/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

To access this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for article and certificate viewing/printing