The Promise of FGFR Inhibitors in Cholangiocarcinoma: Are You Prepared?
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Lipika Goyal, MD, MPhil
Gastrointestinal Medical Oncologist
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Harvard Medical School
Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA
Clinical Content Manager
Rebecca L. Julian, MS, ELS
Senior Manager, Editorial
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
East Lansing, MI
Haifa Kassis, MD
West Roxbury, MA
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the prognostic and potential predictive implications for FGFR fusion testing in cholangiocarcinoma
- Apply the latest clinical evidence for emerging FGFR inhibitors in cholangiocarcinoma, including the identification and management of adverse events, as these agents become available or for clinical trial enrollment
This activity is intended for oncologists.
Statement of Need
Cholangiocarcinoma, a rare but often fatal malignancy, affects approximately 8,000 patients annually in the United States. Although surgery can be curative, up to 80% of patients are ineligible for surgical resection, and, consequently, survival is poor. Advances in technology and an increased understanding of the molecular pathways that drive oncogenesis has led to the development of novel therapies targeting FGFR gene fusions in cholangiocarcinoma. Oncologists need to be aware of the emerging clinical data on FGFR inhibitors and be prepared to integrate FGFR fusion testing as well as FGFR inhibitors into clinical practice in a safe and appropriate manner.
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Initial Release Date: November 27, 2019
Expiration Date: November 26, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes
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Lipika Goyal, MD, MPhil
Consulting fees/advisory boards: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Debiopharm Group, H3 Biomedicine Inc., KLUS Pharma, QED Therapeutics, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd.
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