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The Frontline Treatment of Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma: Current and Future Strategies


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Novel First-Line PTCL Treatment Options

Time to Complete: 7 minutes



Complete all of the above modules to earn credit;
0 out of 3 modules complete


Maximum Credits:
0.5

Released: 8/2/19

Expires: 8/1/20


Overview: This 30-minute accredited CME publication discusses individualizing the first-line treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). It examines clinical data and potential implications of novel treatment strategies undergoing evaluation in patients with newly diagnosed PTCL. In addition, brief audio clips provide expert perspectives and observations about PTCL treatment.

CME Information:

Faculty
Steven Horwitz, MD
Associate Member
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Activity Planners
Christie Avraamides, PhD
Clinical Content Manager
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Rebecca L. Julian, MS, ELS
Senior Manager, Editorial
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Writer
Edward Allan Racela Sison, MD
Missouri City, TX

Learning Objective
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Incorporate clinical evidence on the benefits and limitations of available therapeutic regimens into individualized treatment decisions for patients with newly diagnosed PTCL, including those whose tumors express CD30
  • Discuss the clinical evidence regarding emerging therapeutic strategies in treatment-naïve PTCL

Target Audience
This activity is intended for hematologist-oncologists and other healthcare professionals involved in making treatment decisions for patients with PTCL.
 
Statement of Need
PTCL accounts for 15% of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cases. Traditionally, its treatment has reflected that of B-cell lymphoma; however, this treatment paradigm is associated with high relapse rates. Fortunately, a novel targeted therapy is now available for patients with treatment-naïve PTCL whose tumors express CD30. Therefore, hematology/oncology professionals need to have a good working knowledge of the clinical evidence on the safety and efficacy of this novel therapy and understand the clinical significance of CD30 expression to best care for their patients with CD30-positive PTCL. In addition, there is an active research pipeline investigating the utility of novel therapeutic strategies in newly diagnosed PTCL, and clinicians need to have a solid understanding of the efficacy and toxicity outcomes associated with these novel treatments to enable the individualized and appropriate use of these agents in clinical practice as they become available.
 
Providership Statement
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Med-IQ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Med-IQ 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.

Medium/Method of Participation
This CME activity consists of a 0.5-credit online publication. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, complete all of the modules, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.

Initial Release Date: August 2, 2019
Expiration Date: August 1, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes
 
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Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation.
 
Steven Horwitz, MD
Consulting fees/advisory boards: ADC Therapeutics, Affimed, Aileron Therapeutics, Angimmune, BeiGene, Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Forty Seven, Infinity Pharmaceuticals/Verastem, Innate Pharma, Kura Oncology, Kyowa Hakka Kirin, Merck & Co., Inc., Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, miRagen Therapeutics, Mundipharma, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Seattle Genetics, Syros Pharmaceuticals
Contracted research: ADC Therapeutics, Aileron Therapeutics, Celgene Corporation, Forty Seven, Infinity Pharmaceuticals/Verastem, Kyowa Hakka Kirin, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, Seattle Genetics, Trillium Therapeutics

Edward Allan Racela Sison, MD
Salary: Covance, Inc.
Ownership interest (stocks/stock options – excluding mutual funds): Laboratory Corporation of America, United Health Group Inc.

The peer reviewers and other activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

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Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Seattle Genetics.

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