Real World, Case-Based Approaches
for Managing Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
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Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
In this web-based program, physicians and optometrists will learn how recent developments have helped to advance the management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).
April 11, 2017
April 11, 2019
Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period April 11, 2017 through April 11, 2019 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 7 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, Inc.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements 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. 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.
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Program Faculty and Disclosure
EDWARD M. WOLIN, MD – Program Chair
Professor of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program
Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
New York, NY
Consultant: Ipsen, Novartis, Celgene
DAVID C. METZ, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Chief Clinical Affairs, GI Division
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Consultant: Novartis, Ipsen, GSK
Research Grant: Wren Labs, AAA
ALEXANDRIA T. PHAN, MD
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Consultant: Ipsen, Lexicon
Speaker’s Bureau: Ipsen, Novartis, Genentech, Lilly
PHILIP A. PHILIP, MD, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Oncology
Karmanos Cancer Center
Wayne State University
Leader, GI and Neuroendocrine Tumors Multidisciplinary Team
Karmanos Cancer Center
Consultant: Celgene, Lilly, Halozyme
Research Grant Bayer, Celgene, Lilly, Merck, Novartis
Speaker’s Bureau: Amgen, Bayer, Novartis, Genentech, Celgene, Lilly, Sanofi, Merrimack
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
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