Expert Insights: New Targets, New Agents, New Combinations: Navigating the New Landscape in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Release Date: August 5, 2021
Expiration Date: August 4, 2022

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Bio Ascend, LLC

Activity Overview
Hear what Dr. Noopur Raje and Dr. Joseph Mikhael have to say as they highlight the most up-to-date information and provide key takeaways on caring for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma from an independent satellite symposium held following the #ASCO21 meeting.  

Target Audience
The target audience for this activity is community and academic medical oncologists, hematologic oncologists, advanced practitioners (NP/PA/PharmD), and other clinicians who treat patients with MM.

Learning Objectives
After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Evaluate treatment approaches for patients with relapsed and/or refractory MM specifically the decision to include a monoclonal antibody or antibody-drug conjugate, and combination with other agents for triplet therapy
  • Develop strategies to mitigate treatment-related adverse events that may occur during the care of patients with MM
  • Discuss the results of clinical trials that are investigating emerging novel agents in patients with MM

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Bio Ascend. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), 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
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the accredited period, participants must: 1) read the educational objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; 3) complete the pre- and post-test and evaluation.

Participants who complete the educational activity, pre- and post-test, and evaluation will receive a certificate of credit.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy.  PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education 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 with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:

Noopur Raje, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director, Multiple Myeloma Program, Medical Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Consultant /Advisory Board: Celgene, Takeda, Amgen, Novartis, Janssen, BMS, Merck, Pfizer, Bluebird, Caribou Biosciences, Immuneel Therapeutics
Research Funding: Bluebird Bio

Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP
Professor, Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen),
City of Hope Cancer Center

Chief Medical Officer, International Myeloma Foundation
Consultant Hematologist and Director, Myeloma Research, Phase 1 Program, HonorHealth Research Institute
Adjunct Professor, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

Consulting Fees: Amgen Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Karyopharm, Oncopeptides, Sanofi

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.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Oncopeptides, Inc. and Sanofi Genzyme.

Not an official event of the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. Not sponsored, endorsed, or accredited by ASCO, CancerLinQ, or Conquer Cancer.

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