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Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Early-Stage TNBC

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In this module, an expert reviews the latest evidence on immune checkpoint inhibition in the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings in high-risk, early-stage triple-negative breast cancer.

Pharmacists: 0.50 contact hour (0.05 CEUs)

Physicians: Maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Nurses: 0.50 Nursing contact hour

Released: September 15, 2022

Expiration: September 14, 2023

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Faculty

Denise A. Yardley

Denise A. Yardley, MD

Senior Investigator
Breast Cancer Research Program
The Sarah Cannon Research Institute and Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, Tennessee

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC
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Lilly

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp

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Target Audience

This educational program is intended for oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with breast cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify patients with early-stage breast cancer most likely to benefit from recently approved neoadjuvant/adjuvant targeted or immunotherapy agents
  • Plan adjuvant therapy using PARP inhibitor, immune checkpoint inhibitor, and/or CDK4/6 inhibitors for select patients with EBC
  • Manage treatment-related adverse events in the early-stage breast cancer setting associated with new treatment options to improve adherence, the patient experience and to optimize outcomes

Disclosure

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Program Director Disclosure

Program Director

Denise A. Yardley, MD

Senior Investigator
Breast Cancer Research Program
The Sarah Cannon Research Institute and Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, Tennessee

Denise A. Yardley, MD: researcher: AbbVie, Amgen, Biomarin, Biothera, Clovis, Incyte, Innocine, Lilly, MacroGenics, MedImmune, Medivation, Merck, Merrimack, Nektar, Novartis, Pfizer, Polyphor, Roche/Genentech, Tesaro; consultant/advisor: Athenex, bioTheranostics, G1 Therapeutics, Immunomedics, Lilly, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Sanofi Aventis.

Staff Disclosure

Staff

Marie N. Becker, PhD

Scientific Director

Marie N. Becker, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kayla Douglas, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy
Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine
Madison, Mississippi

Kristi Kay Orbaugh, MSN, NP, AOCNP: speaker: AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Daiichi Sankyo, Gilead Sciences, Lilly, MorphoSys, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi.

Jason J. Everly, PharmD

Jason Everly, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Krista Marcello,

Associate Managing Editor

Krista Marcello has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kristen Morrow, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Kristen Morrow, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jim Mortimer,

Product Director, Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Care Options, LLC

Jim Mortimer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kevin Obholz, PhD

Editorial Director, Hematology/Oncology

Kevin Obholz, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Timothy A. Quill, PhD

Senior Managing Editor

Timothy Quill, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

June Wasserstrom,

Director, CME Program Development

June Wasserstrom has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-22-225-H01-P.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 50% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Additional Information

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from September 15, 2022, through September 14, 2023:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 50.00% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.


Goal


The goal of this activity is to educate oncologists, oncology nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals about recent developments in the treatment of patients with early breast cancer in order to optimally individualize therapy and improve outcomes.