Clinical Rationale for Immunotherapy Approaches for Advanced Urothelial and Renal Cell Carcinoma
Chair: Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS
Clinical Development of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma
Faculty presenter and moderator: Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS
Clinical Development of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Faculty presenter and moderator: M. Dror Michaelson, MD
Integrating Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Into the Clinic
Faculty presenter and moderator: Sumanta Kumar Pal, MD
Elizabeth Plimack, MD
Chief, Division of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
Director, Genitourinary Clinical Research
Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center
M. Dror Michaelson, MD
Clinical Director, Genitourinary Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Sumanta Kumar Pal, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Medical Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
The goal of this activity is to increase participants’ knowledge of immune checkpoint inhibitors and improve competence and performance in the safe and effective integration of these agents in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma and urothelial carcinoma.
This program is intended for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with renal cell carcinoma or bladder cancer.
- Gain insight on the mechanism of action and rationale for using immune checkpoint inhibitors to treat patients with advanced bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma
- Evaluate the available data and recommendations in the NCCN Guidelines® on different checkpoint inhibitors to guide therapy decisions for patients with bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma
- Describe challenges faced by the multidisciplinary care teams when planning therapeutic strategies for patients with genitourinary cancers
- Compare the current understanding on the benefits of monotherapy and combination checkpoint inhibitor therapies in the treatment of first-line, second-line, and subsequent lines of therapy for bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma
- Recognize response patterns specific to immunotherapies, including pseudoprogression and atypical response kinetics
- Incorporate guideline and expert recommendations to optimally manage adverse events associated with the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and Clinical Care Options, LLC.
NCCN is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NCCN designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 contact hours
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This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. NCCN and Clinical Care Options, LLC 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 NCCN and Clinical Care Options, LLC. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indication, contraindications, and warnings.
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