Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Navigating Current Choices and Appraising Promising New Directions
Speakers: Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD, Attending Physician, MemberAndrew H. Ko, MD, FASCO, Professor and Interim Chief (Oncology)
Duration: 60 minutes
Presented on: October 3, 2019
Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD
Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD
Attending Physician, MemberEileen M. O’Reilly, MD, is associate director for clinical research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer; Winthrop Rockefeller Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology; and attending physician and member at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr O’Reilly’s research and clinical activities focus on pancreatic and hepatobiliary malignancies. Her research initiatives include integrating molecular and genetic-based therapies into pancreatic cancer treatment, developing adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies, and identifying biomarkers that may be used to select therapy. She is the principal investigator of multiple pancreatic cancer trials and has authored/co-authored more than 250 articles, editorials, and book chapters.
Andrew H. Ko, MD, FASCO
Andrew H. Ko, MD, FASCO
Professor and Interim Chief (Oncology)Andrew H. Ko, MD, FASCO, is a professor of clinical medicine and interim chief of oncology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and a member of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also chairs both the Cancer Center Scientific Protocol and Gastrointestinal Cancer Site Committees. Dr Ko’s primary clinical and research interests center on gastrointestinal malignancies, with an emphasis on pancreatic and gastroesophageal cancers. He has received research funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), has led numerous clinical trials, and is is currently participating in and/or co-leading several national initiatives for patients with pancreatic cancer.
New Horizons In the Management of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.
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DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION Live Activity Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:00PM ET Enduring Material The enduring material will be available from February 15, 2017 to August 15, 2017
LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Examine the safety and efficacy data of emerging and available treatment options for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer • Evaluate and select optimal treatment algorithms for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer
TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, and other health care professionals (primary care physicians, physicians-in-training, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, etc.) involved or interested in the management of patients with pancreatic cancer.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE This activity consists of one session, which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.
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The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medical College
Consulting Fees: Aduro Biotech, Agios, Array, Aslan, Astellas Pharma US, Bayer, Blueprint, Boston Scientific, BMS, CASI, Celgene, Celsion, Delcath, Eisai, EMD Serono, Gilead, Halozyme, Integragen, Ipsen, Jansen, Merck, Merrimack, Momenta, New B Innovation, NewLink Genetics, Onxeo, Opsona, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi-Aventis, Servier, Silenseed, Sillajen, Sirtex, Vaxxim, Vicus Therapeutics, WesthavenContracted Research: Amgen, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, BMS, CASI, Celgene, Chugai, Exelixis, Genentech Inc., Incyte, Lilly, Mabvax, Medimmune, Momenta, Myriad Genetics, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Polaris Pharmaceuticals, Roche, Vicus Therapeutics
Andrea Wang–Gillam, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Medicine Washington University School of Medicine
Consulting Fees: Merrimack, Pfizer, Newlink Genetics
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Name of Planner Reported Financial Relationship Hamsa Jaganathan, PhD Medical Director PlatformQ Health Education, LLC None
The PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP have nothing to disclose.
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