Monthly Oncology Tumor Boards: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Individualized Patient Care - Kidney Cancer

October 16, 2019

Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma Systemic Treatment Selection
For patients with advanced RCC, several factors are taken into consideration to help determine which systemic regimen to consider in the first-line and subsequent line therapy. The NCCN Guidelines for Kidney Cancer now provide some guidance regarding the optimal selection of regimens with the Categories of Preference. It is important for clinicians to understand when to use regimens for their patient’s unique clinical situation and how to treatment for patients with metastatic RCC requiring second, third, fourth, or further lines of therapy.

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who manage patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Determine key patient and clinical factors that influence first-line treatment selection for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
  • Design an optimal treatment plan after disease progression for patients with advanced RCC.
  • Describe the adverse events associated with the new therapies available for advanced RCC and strategies to manage them.
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by an educational grant from:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Celgene Corporation
  • Clovis Oncology, Inc.
  • Eisai
  • Genomic Health, Inc.
  • Lilly
  • Novartis
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Taiho Oncology, Inc
  • TESARO

This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from:

  • Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Pharmacyclics LLC and Janssen

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from:

  • AbbVie
  • Astellas and Pfizer, Inc.
  • Merck  & Co., Inc.

This activity is supported by a medical education grant from Exelixis, Inc.

This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Medical Affairs.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 CCM clock hours
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
10/16/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/16/2019 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Colleen H. Tetzlaff, MHS, PA-C
Fox Chase Cancer Center

 

NCCN Medical Education Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of NCCN that every 12 months, all faculty, moderators, activity planners and all internal planning staff participating in NCCN continuing education activities are expected to disclose any financial relationships with a commercial interest as defined by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support. In addition, all faculty presentations have been reviewed for adherence to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support (the provider develops activities/educational interventions independent of commercial interests [SCS 1, 2 and 6] by experts on the topics). 

Per the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, individuals who do not disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from involvement in the CE activity as a content developer, planner, or presenter. A complete list of individuals’ relationships with external entities is available upon request.

Definitions  
NCCN continuing education considers financial relationships to create a “conflict of interest” when an individual has both a financial relationship with a commercial interest and the opportunity to affect CE content about the products or services of a commercial interest with which he/she and/or a spouse or partner has a financial relationship.

NCCN continuing education considers “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. NCCN does 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. 

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

Faculty presentations may include discussion of off-label use. Faculty will disclose that the use in question is not currently approved by the FDA per the product labeling.

Faculty Disclosures
The faculty listed below discloses no relevant financial relationships:
Colleen H. Tetzlaff, MHS, PA-C

The faculty listed below discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.: Grant/Research Support    
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP: Scientific Advisor; Consulting Fee    
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company: Scientific Advisor; Grant/Research Support; Consulting Fee     
Flatiron Health, Inc.: Scientific Advisor; Consulting Fee
Genentech, Inc.: Grant/Research Support
Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, LP: Scientific Advisor; Consulting Fee
Merck & Co., Inc.: Scientific Advisor; Grant/Research Support; Consulting Fee    
Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.: Grant/Research Support
Pfizer Inc.: Scientific Advisor; Grant/Research Support; Consulting Fee    
Seattle Genetics, Inc.: Scientific Advisor; Consulting Fee

NCCN Staff Disclosures
The NCCN Activity Planning staff listed below discloses no relevant financial relationships:
Melissa Esplen; Mark A. Geisler; Kristina M. Gregory, RN, MSN, OCN; Kristin Kline Hasson; Rose Joyce; Karen Kanefield; Lisa Perfidio, MS; Shannon Ryan, CMP; Sarah Sinclair; Kathy Ann Smith, CHCP

The NCCN Clinical staff listed below discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Griselda Zuccarino-Catania, PhD
Janssen Pharmaceuticals: Salary (Spouse)

In support of improving patient care, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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

Pharmacists
NCCN designates this knowledge-based continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit. UAN: JA4008196-0000-19-073-L01-P

Physician Assistants 
NCCN has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Case Managers
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0 CE contact hour. Activity Code: I00039258; Approval #: 190003784

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.00 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.00 CCM clock hours
  • 1.00 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This webinar was presented live one time only on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC -4).

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