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Tumor-Treating Fields: A Bold Innovation Improving Patient Outcomes Across Multiple Solid Tumors

Text Module

Interactive text module covering recent clinical trial data on tumor-treating fields technology for the treatment of solid tumors, including recent data from ASCO 2023.

Physicians: Maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Released: August 18, 2023

Expiration: August 17, 2024



Ditte Primdahl

Ditte Primdahl, MD

Neuro-Oncology Fellow
Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute
Northwestern Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

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Supported by an educational grant from Novocure.


Target Audience

This educational program is intended for medical oncologists and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with solid tumors.

Program Learning Goal

The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge, confidence, and competence of learners in understanding the clinical application of a novel treatment modality, as well as the latest conference and clinical trial data and ongoing clinical research in tumor-treating fields therapy.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe to patients the mechanism of action of TTFields and the biologic rationale for their investigation in solid tumors

  • Assess evidence on the efficacy and safety of TTFields therapy in patients with recurrent and newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

  • Plan treatment incorporating TTFields therapy for patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic MPM based on available clinical data and expert recommendations


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:

Primary Author

Ditte Primdahl, MD

Neuro-Oncology Fellow
Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute
Northwestern Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Ditte Primdahl, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from August 18, 2023, through August 17, 2024:

  1. Login or Sign Up for an account by clicking at the top of this page.
  2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
  3. View and study the content in its entirety.
  4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.


This program has been made available online.

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.


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.


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

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