Podium to Practice: Recent Updates on the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms – Highlights from the 2021 Hematology Annual Meeting

Recent Updates on the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms – Highlights from the
2021 Hematology Annual Meeting 

Release Date: February 2, 2022
Expiration Date: February 1, 2023

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 MPNs.

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

  • Identify treatment goals for myeloproliferative neoplasms that incorporate disease-modifying therapies based on the latest available clinical data
  • Develop strategies to incorporate disease-modifying therapies and strive for deeper responses in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Discuss the emerging results of clinical trials that are investigating therapies in myeloproliferative neoplasms

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:


John Mascarenhas, MD
Director, Adult Leukemia Program 
Leader, Myeloproliferative Disorders Clinical Research Program
Tisch Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology/Oncology 
Associate Professor of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Consultant: AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Constellation, CTI BioPharma, Geron, Incyte Corporation, Kartos, Novartis, PharmaEssentia, Roche, Sierra ONC

Contracted Research: AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, CTI BioPharma, Geron, Incyte Corporation, Kartos, Novartis, PharmaEssentia, Roche

Alessandro Vannucchi, MD
Professor of Hematology
Careggi University Hospital
University of Florence
Florence, Italy

Consultant: AbbVie, Blueprint, Bristol Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Incyte, Novartis, Roche

Contracted Research: AbbVie, Blueprint, Bristol Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Incyte, Novartis, Roche

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 an independent educational grant from
CTI BioPharma.

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