New Frontiers and Critical Advances
in Multimodal Management of Gastrointestinal
Webcast CME Disclosure
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Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to advance the understanding of treatment advances in metastatic enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
June 13, 2016
June 13, 2018
Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period June 13, 2016 through June 13, 2018, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 8 segments totaling 2.5 hours to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out your CME certificate.
Participation in this WebCAST is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to view this CME-certified program and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.
Supported by an educational grant from Ipsen
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and CMEducation Resources, LLC. tThe University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Faculty & Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
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Program Faculty and Disclosure
PHILIP A. PHILIP, MD, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Wayne State University
Leader of GI & Neuroendocrine Service
Karmanos Cancer Center
Speaker’s Bureau: Roche, Lilly, Celgene, Novartis, Sanofi
Grant/Research Support: Celgene, Merrimack, Merck
MICHAEL A. MORSE, MD
Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Duke University School of Medicine
Consultant: Ipsen, Lexicon
Speaker’s Bureau: Novartis
Grant/Research Support: AAA
GEORGE A. FISHER, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Grant/Research Support: Bristol, Genentech, Xbiotech, NewLink Genetics, Novartis, Ipsen
ARVIND DASARI, MD
GI Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Consultant: Ipsen, Novartis
Grant/Research Support: Novartis, Ipsen, Boehringer-Ingelheim
Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure
Program Manager Gideon Bosker, MD has nothing to disclose.
Program Reviewer Denise Leary has nothing to disclose.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Detail the epidemiology, burden, and clinical challenges associated with detecting, diagnosing and classifying gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs);
- Be more clinically proficient at managing metastatic GEP-NETs at the front lines of oncology practice;
- Determine which patients with metastatic GEP-NET are appropriate for surgical interventions (resection), medical therapy, systemic chemotherapy, and peptide receptor-targeted radiotherapy, based on presentation, symptoms, tumor types and stage, clinical profiles, extent of disease, biomarkers, and other factors;
- Identify, assess, and deploy evidence-based treatments for metastatic GEP-NETs based on such outcomes and factors a prolongation of PFS, convenience, patient toleration, and long-term clinical results based on landmark trials and clinical registries;
- Deploy emerging pharmacologic treatments for patients with GEP-NETs, including somatostatin analogs (SSAs), radiolabeled SSAs, cytotoxic drugs, angiogenesis inhibitors, and mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors in patients with metastatic GEP-NETs;
Hardware and Software Requirements:
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