This CME activity is provided by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc.
Supported by independent educational grants from Eisai, GlaxoSmithKline, and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Endometrial cancer (EC) is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the United States. Recent unraveling of the molecular profile of EC and its tumor microenvironment has revealed the immunologic nature of this diseases, showing that up to 91% of patients with advanced or recurrent EC have at least one genetic mutation that can serve as an actionable therapeutic target.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are being researched as both monotherapy and in synergistic combinations with cytotoxic, hormonal, and targeted treatments for greater efficacy and improved survival outcomes for patients with EC. Although sometimes almost miraculously effective at eradicating tumors and ensuring long duration of response, ICIs can cause treatment-related adverse events (TRAEs) that clinicians aren’t expecting and that are unlike the adverse events (AEs) caused by more traditional therapies. This is even more pronounced when using combination strategies. These TRAEs can have a significant impact on patient quality of life (QOL). This Twitter Chat will include live discussion of these topics by top gynecologic oncology experts.
Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO
Professor of Medicine
Director, Women’s Cancers and Hematology-Oncology Outpatient Clinics
Lifespan Cancer Institute
Director, Medical Oncology & Oncology Sexual Health Program
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island
Amir A. Jazaeri, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Research
Director, Gynecologic Cancer Immunotherapy Program
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Martina Murphy, MD (Co-Chair)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1 & 2
Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
University of Florida
This program is intended for medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, primary care physicians, advanced practice providers, emergency department physicians, and pharmacists involved in the management and treatment of patients with EC.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period of January 27, 2021 through January 27, 2022, participants must:
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Live Participation on January 27, 2021:
Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live program for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participation from January 28, 2021 – January 27, 2022:
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The following faculty/planners reported the financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of these CME activities:
Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO
Consulting Fees: Astra Zeneca, Clovis, Regeneron
Contracted Research: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kazia, Pfizer, Tesaro (Institutional funds)
Amir A. Jazaeri, MD
Consulting Fees: Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint
Contracted Research: Aravive, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Iovance, Merck
Other (Scientific Advisory Boards): Avenge Bio, Nuprobe, TwoXar
Other (Ad hoc Advisory Boards): Eisai, Genentech-Roche, Iovance, Simcere
Martina Murphy, MD has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to disclose.
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